Three people died when a tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle collided in the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 just east of Maitland, Augusta Township, Monday night.
The Grenville County OPP, Augusta Fire Rescue and Leeds Grenville Paramedic Service responded to the fatal crash at 7.30pm.
Three people died and two others were taken to hospital, although the extent of their injuries was not reported.
Highway 401 eastbound between exit 705 (County Road 15, Maitland) and exit 716 (Edward Street, Prescott) was still closed Tuesday morning.
The Ontario Provincial Police are still investigating.
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