One Person Dead, ‘Multiple People Injured’ After Collision On 401 Near Belleville

Written by priyadarshinee

Published on : July 13, 2019 12:17

One person is dead following a collision on Highway 401 near Belleville.

In the crash Friday afternoon, the second major crash of the day on the highway, OPP reported one person was killed and “multiple people have been injured.” It happened shortly after 4 p.m.

No names or other details were being released Friday evening.

As of Saturday morning, the left lane of the eastbound Highway 401 was open between Shannonville and Marysville Roads, and the right lane remained closed due to the severity of the crash and the ongoing investigation, OPP stated in a media release.

OPP asked motorists to avoid the area if possible. If heading eastbound, consider diverting to Highway 7 at Belleville, via Highway 37. If drivers are caught in the traffic backup, police asked them to exercise caution and patience.