News OPP Commissioner says distracted driving suspected cause of deadly 400 crash SHARE ON: James Bowler, contributor, Wednesday, Nov. 1st, 2017 Photo Credit: Courtesy of OPP Sergeant Kerry Schmidt Ontario’s top policing official says a fatal crash on the 400 was preventable. OPP Commissioner Vince Hawkes says officers believe a distracted driver was the cause of a fatal crash south of Barrie. He says three people were killed when a transport truck ploughed into a group of vehicles stopped on the highway Tuesday night. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/hawkes-clip-1.wav Hawkes says this is proof the OPP needs to continue targeting commercial drivers on Ontario roads. The Ontario Safety League has called for a coroner’s inquest into this deadly crash. All Highway 400 lanes between Highway 88 and Highway 89 are still closed.