Fatal Collision Closes 401 W/B, near Johnstown

Westbound 401 lanes remain closed this morning after a fatal collision, west of Johnstown.

One person has died after a four vehicle crash through a construction zone, which closed the road through most of the day Monday.

Grenville OPP say that around 2pm a tractor trailer collided with a box truck while they were both travelling westbound. Two other cars were involved in the collision.

The man in the box truck was pronounced dead at the scene, his name has not been revealed. Four other people involved were reportedly taken to hospital with minor injuries. 

Eastbound lanes have now opened, and westbound lanes are being diverted onto Highway 2.