Mattress on busy Mississauga street prompts warning from police to secure your loads
Published January 10, 2022 at 9:45 am
A queen-size mattress that posed a danger to east Mississauga drivers this morning after it fell into live lanes of traffic has prompted a warning from police.
Peel Regional Police say anyone transporting large items on top of their vehicle or on the back must ensure the items are safely strapped down.
At about 8 a.m. this morning, police responded to a report of a large mattress in the eastbound lanes of Bloor St., near Havenwood Dr.
“It was definitely a queen size,” police confirmed via Twitter after officers arrived on the scene.
“As a reminder, loads such as a mattress must be secured to your vehicle when they are being transported,” police said via Twitter.
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– It was definitely a queen size
– Officer has removed mattress from live lanes of traffic
– Crews are on the way to remove mattress from side of road
– As a reminder, loads such as a mattress, must be secured to your vehicle when they are being transported
— Peel Regional Police (@PeelPolice) January 10, 2022