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Driver charged with careless driving after 4-truck pileup on 401 near Trafalgar

Diana Pereira, 680News and CityNews

Last Updated Jun 6, 2019 at 6:30 pm EDT

Pile-up on eastbound highway 401 near Highway 407, June 6, 2019. Four vehicles involved, minor injuries. Photo credit: Kerry Schmidt/Twitter

Police have charged a driver with careless driving following a four-car pileup on Highway 401 near Trafalgar.

The OPP say the pileup was triggered as traffic began to slow on the eastbound 401 around 1 p.m. on Thursday.

The truck that OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt says first caused the crash caught fire. The driver who was charged had minor injuries.

Other injuries in the incident were also minor.