Car, Minivan Crash Into Vehicle That Hit Deer On The 401

Monday May 27th, 2019

Posted at 3:34pm

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A number of vehicles were involved in a crash after one of the vehicles hit a deer on the 401.

OPP and EMS responded to the four-vehicle collision on Highway 401 east of Highway 77 at approximately 10:20pm on Sunday, May 26th.

Police say a small red vehicle struck a deer while driving eastbound. The car came to rest in the middle lane after it sustained extensive damage.

A second vehicle than sideswiped the red car and then struck a transport truck. A minivan then rear ended the red car causing further damage.

The second and third vehicles sustained minor damage and the drivers of those vehicles were not injured.

The driver of the red vehicle was taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the minivan was transported to a local hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

Highway 401 was closed for several hours while the vehicles were removed.

Charges are not anticipated

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