Highway 401 WB closed in Colborne after multi-vehicle collision

Highway 401 westbound is closed at County Road 25 after a multi-vehicle collision Tuesday afternoon.

Northumberland OPP said there are several collisions involving tractor trailers in the midst of severe whiteout conditions.

The detour route is as follows: County Road 25 north to County Road 22, West on County Road 22 to County Road 45 where traffic will be able to get back onto the Highway in Cobourg.

OPP are advising drivers to follow the detour route.

There are no reported injuries.

The Northumberland OPP are encouraging anyone involved in a minor collision without injuries to please report to the reporting centre that has been set up at the Cobourg OPP Detachment located at 1165 Division Street in Cobourg.

OPP say Highway 401 has been closed at Mile Marker 509 in Brighton due to zero visibility from white out conditions.

More to come.

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