UPDATE: 4 car crash on Hwy 401 causing major backup in Milton


Published January 1, 2024 at 4:00 pm

4 vehicle crash on highway 401 in Milton
The aftermath of one of the cars involved in a vehicle crash on Highway 401 in Milton which temporarily shut down two westbound lanes and caused major traffic congestions. Photo via Mississauga OPP

UPDATE: OPP says a driver has been charged with careless driving after four vehicles crashed on Highway 401 in Milton this afternoon.

All lanes have now reopened to motorists.

Police have not shared information regarding the identity of the driver reportedly at fault or any of the individuals involved in the collision.

A crash involving four vehicles on Highway 401 this afternoon has caused temporary lane closures and major traffic congestion in Milton.

Police say the westbound moving left lane and middle lane near Tremain Road are closed off as a result of the collision.

The right lane remains open for traffic to flow through.

According to investigators, those involved in the collision suffered minor injuries, although officers have not shared specific details and say further updates are expected to be provided at a later time.

Below are images of the vehicles after the crash.




Motorists passing through the area are advised to take their time and drive at a safe and reduced speed.

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