11/03/2014 07:07 EST | Updated 01/03/2015 05:59 EST

Highway 40 re-opened to traffic after transport truck crash

A collision on Highway 40 slowed traffic near Baie-d'Urfé on Monday morning. 

Two transport trucks and an SUV collided at about 2 a.m. in a construction zone near the Anciens Combattants exit. 

According to police, the SUV was travelling between the two transport trucks when it was hit from behind. 

The driver of the SUV was seriously hurt and transported to hospital. 

Both of the transport truck drivers also suffered minor injuries. 

Provincial police were on the scene Monday morning. The cause of the crash was not immediately clear. 

Highway 40 was initially closed to eastbound traffic earlier, but has since been re-opened.