May 20, 2014
One person died and three other people with non-life threatening injuries have been taken to hospital. This happened in the result of a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 401 eastbound near Yonge Street.
The crash took place in the express lanes approaching Yonge Street at around 4:30 p.m. on today. There have been nine vehicles involved, including a dump truck which rolled over and felt onto one of the cars.
All eastbound express lanes have been closed from Allen Road to Highway 404. The northbound Allen on-ramp to the eastbound 401 express has also been closed. No details of the accident are known so far.
All eastbound express lanes on Highway 401 have been closed by the police conducting investigation of the terrible motor vehicle accident ensued one death.
“It is still very early on and I do not have too many details yet, but it is going to be a pretty significant closure,” OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt told CP24 in his interview. “We will get the highway open as quickly as we can but we need to do a thorough investigation as well.”