Serious crash closes the eastbound lanes of #Hwy401 just west of Bloomfield Road @MunicCK. 3 people taken to hospital, 1 with serious life-threatening injuries. #OPP continuing to investigate. Updates to be provided when new info becomes available. Please #DriveSafely. ^es pic.twitter.com/yo3UZkg6lW
— OPP West Region (@OPP_WR) January 27, 2022
Chatham-Kent OPP officials allege: On January 27, 2022 at approximately 9:36 a.m., members from the Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) detachment responded to a collision in the eastbound lanes of Highway 401, just west of Bloomfield Road.
Officers arrived on scene and determined two vehicles were involved in the collision.
Two people were transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, and one person was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
Highway 401 eastbound is closed and traffic is being detoured at Queen’s Line Road.
The collision is under investigation and additional information will be released as it becomes available.
Anyone with information is being urged to contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or the Chatham-Kent detachment at (519) 352-1122.