A 50-year-old man has been charged with careless driving following an accident involving a truck and a vehicle earlier this month.
According to the Ontario Provincial Police, the incident took place on January 13, and the driver of the construction truck, a man from Whitby, has been charged.
Following the incident, the OPP said they had identified the drivers involved in the frightening collision caught on camera on the 401.
OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt confirmed were no injuries following the accident at the time.
Looking for information on this video😳
These drivers have some explaining to do.
Call Toronto OPP if you have info – 416-235-4981 https://t.co/z9Tpdsv9xp
— OPP Highway Safety Division (@OPP_HSD) January 14, 2020
“No injuries to either driver, the truck driver claims he was unaware of the car,” he wrote after the incident.
Charges laid: The driver of the construction truck, a 50 year old man from Whitby Ontario has been charged with Careless driving in relation to this incident from January 13, 2020 pic.twitter.com/HXhpIZugTi
— OPP Highway Safety Division (@OPP_HSD) January 31, 2020
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Schmidt said lots of people are using dashcam today to protect themselves and to be able to look back on what’s happening in front of them on the highways.
“Because there’s no shortage of crazy and interesting situations that unfold in front of us on a day-to-day basis.”
— Sgt Kerry Schmidt (@OPP_HSD) January 15, 2020