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Snow has been causing trouble on Barrie-area roads 0

Traffic in the southbound lanes of Highway 400, just south of Mapleview Drive, came to standstill Wednesday as emergency crews deal with a collision involving a transport truck. The crash occurred shortly after 2 pm. The highway re-opened shortly before 3 p.m.
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Traffic in the southbound lanes of Highway 400, just south of Mapleview Drive, came to standstill Wednesday as emergency crews deal with a collision involving a transport truck. The crash occurred shortly after 2 pm. The highway re-opened shortly before 3 p.m. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Traffic in the southbound lanes of Highway 400, just south of Mapleview Drive, came to a standstill Wednesday as emergency crews dealt with a collision involving a transport truck. The crash occurred shortly after 2 pm. The highway re-opened shortly before 3 p.m.

There were no reports of any serious injuries.

This is one of several crashes on Highway 400 between Barrie and Bradford when snow affected the region.

Barrie city police report that due to the recent snowfall and poor driving conditions, they responded to 30 motor vehilce collisions during an eight-hour period from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. There were no serious injuries reported.

A special weather statement issued by Environment Canada remains in place for Innisfil, New Tecumseth and Angus.

 

The snow has ended or will be ending early this evening, but local blowing snow may persist through mid evening.

Today's snowfall has ended over Southwestern Ontario and will end for the remainder of Southern Ontario by early evening, with an additional 2 to 4 cm of snowfall possible for regions in Eastern Ontario.

However, the gusty northeast winds will continue through about mid evening, resulting in local blowing snow in exposed areas.

There are no alerts in place for the Barrie area.

There is a 60% chance of flurries Thursday afternoon and evening, with a high of -9 C.

 

 

 

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