Blown tire causes truck to slide through Highway 401 median

The scene after a transport truck slid into the median of the Hwy. 401 near Bloomfield Road, Chatham. March 12, 2019. (Photo by Natasha Willboughby)

No injuries and no charges are being reported after a transport truck crash caused some slowdowns on Highway 401 near Bloomfield Road Tuesday.

Provincial police said the vehicle went into the centre median late Tuesday morning as a result of a blown front left tire.

The eastbound Highway 401 was down to one lane for approximately two hours while the vehicle was removed from the scene.

Police said the damages caused by the crash are considered “moderate.”