Pileups on Ontario highway

Ontario Provincial Police say that a pileup on Highway 401 involved as many as 50 cars on Friday during snow squall conditions. A stretch of the eastbound lanes near Ingersoll remains closed for an investigation into the wreck.

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Highway 401, a major Ontario route stretching from Windsor all the way to Quebec's border, has been the scene of two large-scale pileups recently. A pileup of at least 50 vehicles formed near Woodstock, Ont., on Friday, Feb. 1. Only a week earlier, on Friday, Jan. 25, an 80-vehicle pileup blocked the highway near Toronto.

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