02/26/2014 06:50 EST | Updated 04/28/2014 05:59 EDT

Crash closes eastbound Highway 401 at Coburg

Provincial police say a crash involving numerous transport trucks has shut down the  eastbound lanes of Highway 401
from Cobourg east to Grafton. Coburg is located about 110 kilometres east of Toronto.

One report indicated at least eight tractor-trailers were involved in a chain-reaction collision.

Northumberland OPP has not yet indicated if there are any injuries or said what may have caused the collisions.

Police say the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 will be closed until mid-morning.