Update: Highway 401 reopened
UPDATE: The roads have now reopened.
Update: While Highway 401 is still closed County Road 2 has been reopened. The OPP says that collision has been cleared.
Update: The OPP says Highway 401 is still closed in both directions as the cleanup of the collision continues. The OPP now says County Road 2 between Gullymeade Road and Riddell Road is also blocked. That section of roadway was being used as part of the detour route. No other details have been released by the OPP.
Highway 401 has been closed in both directions within the area.
OPP Communications East Region says the eastbound lanes are closed at Highway 16 near Johnstown. The westbound lanes are closed at County Road 22 in Cardinal.
The OPP says it’s due to a collision. Police say they don’t have an estimate as to when the highway will reopen. Detours are in place.