According to Sgt. Kerry Schmidt of the OPP, in the early hours of June 22, a transport truck carrying a full load of yogurt collided with a roadside electronic sign causing the truck to be ripped open and yogurt to be spilled across multiple lanes of the 401.
Collision: #Hwy401 WB near Morningside. Transport truck collided with electronic sign support post ripping open the trailer loaded with yogurt. Multiple lanes blocked on express and collectors, cleanup ongoing. pic.twitter.com/3lFu6GTuQh
— Sgt Kerry Schmidt (@OPP_HSD) June 22, 2018
While Sgt. Schmidt originally reported the accident taking place at Morningside Avenue in Mississauga, OPP GTA Traffic have confirmed that it was in fact in Toronto’s east-end, at Meadowvale:
— OPP GTA Traffic (@OPP_GTATraffic) June 22, 2018
In total, 5 lanes were blocked off due to the spill. As of 9 am, westbound lanes are still closed while crews work to remove debris from the highway.
— Sonny Subra (@SonnySubra) June 22, 2018