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Collisions on Highway 401 in snowy conditions

Highway 401 [1]

Police officers were busy Tuesday morning with several collisions on the roads. This transport truck was off the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 near the Wallbridge-Loyalist exit. Photo by William Proulx

By Samantha Reed [2]

BELLEVILLE – There were reports of several accidents on Highway 401 in the Quinte region Tuesday morning.

The OPP reported a single-vehicle crash on the 401 near Glen Miller Road early in the morning. There were also reports of a two-vehicle collision on the highway west of Wallbridge-Loyalist Road.

Napanee fire chief Terry Gervais cautioned drivers to slow down in the snowy driving conditions.

Environment Canada is prodicting that five centimetres of snow will fall Tuesday, and that there will be drifting snow. Another two to four centimetres of snow are predicted to fall Tuesday night.

More to come.