Video: Ice flies off transport truck on Hwy. 401 and sends trucker to hospital in Courtice


Published January 27, 2023 at 12:50 pm

The windshield of this truck was shattered by ice chucks that flew off another truck ahead of it. - Via OPP.

Ice stuck to a transport truck flew off the vehicle and smashed into another truck following behind on Hwy. 401, sending the driver of the second truck to the hospital.

According to the OPP, the first truck was driving on Hwy. 401 and approaching the Courtice Rd. exit when the ice chunk detached from the vehicle. The chunk flew through the air into the truck behind.

It then went right through the following truck’s windshield and injured the trucker. Police have not commented on the extent of his injuries.

Responding officers have the truck with the shattered windshield pulled over. It is currently blocking the on-ramp from Hwy 418.

The OPP have not commented on the whereabouts of the driver of the truck, or if that driver will face charges.

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