UPDATE: Highway 401 reopened near Ridgetown

(File photo courtesy of the Municipality of Chatham-Kent website)

Westbound lanes of Highway 401 have been reopened near Ridgetown following a collision.

The Ministry of Transportation said the westbound lanes of the highway were shut down from Kenessaire Road to Victoria Road/Kent Road 17 just after 2 a.m. Sunday.

The roadway was back opened shortly after 8 a.m.