1 dead after crash on Highway 401 in Pickering involving wrong-way driver: OPP
The Ontario Provincial Police say one person has died following a three-vehicle crash on Highway 401 in Pickering involving a wrong-way driver.
OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said the accident happened on the westbound lanes of the freeway near Brock Road shortly after 5 a.m. Friday.
One person was pronounced dead while two others were injured, he said.
Schmidt said the crash involved a wrong-way driver.
« Reports indicate that one of the vehicles was traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes when it collided head-on, » Schmidt said.
Schmidt said westbound Highway 401 is closed at Brock Road and will remain closed for most of the morning.