Transport loaded with 30,000 pounds of diapers rolls over on Hwy. 401

A transport truck driver is lucky to have escaped with minor injuries after his rig rolled over on Highway 401 near Maitland.

Ontario Provincial Police say the incident happened Monday night while the highway was still snow-covered.

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A heavy tow truck was called in to get the transport truck upright and towed away.

The highway was closed for several hours.

The truck’s trailer was filled with 30,000 pounds of diapers.