One dead after crash on Highway 401 in Pickering involving wrong-way driver: OPP

Canada Global (Web News) According to the Ontario Provincial Police, a wrong-way driver caused a three-vehicle incident on Highway 401 in Pickering, which left one person dead.

Shortly after 5 a.m. on Friday, according to OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt, the collision took place in the highway’s westbound lanes close to Brock Road.

According to him, two people were hurt and one was declared deceased.

Schmidt claimed that a wrong-way driver was responsible for the collision.

“One of the vehicles was reported to be travelling eastbound in the westbound lanes when it collided head-on,” Schmidt said and westbound Highway 401 is closed at Brock Road and will be closed for the rest of the morning.

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