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Driver charged after two commercial vehicles collide on Highway 69

One person taken to hospital after dump truck driver failed to stop at a red light
The driver of a dump truck has been charged after failing to stop at a red light and colliding with another commerical vehicle. (File)

On July 22 at approximately 8:10 a.m., officers from the Sudbury Detachment of the OPP, Sudbury EMS and the Sudbury Fire Department, responded to a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 69, Provincial Government Offices Road and Pioneer Road in the city of Greater Sudbury.

Investigation revealed a southbound dump truck failed to stop for the red light striking a 5-ton truck entering the intersection from Provincial Government Offices Road. 

The driver of the 5-ton truck was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the dump truck was not injured.

As a result of the investigation, a 31 year-old from Noëlville, has been charged with failure to stop at a red light.

The Ministry of the Environment was called to assist.

One northbound lane was closed at this location while workers completed the clean-up of a diesel spill.