UPDATE: Multi vehicle accident on westbound Highway 409

A 28-year-old man is in hospital in critical condition after he was hit by a vehicle on Hwy 409 near Hwy 427 Saturday morning.

Ontario Provincial Police say the man was involved in a two-vehicle collision in the westbound lanes around 8:20 a.m.

The vehicles pulled over to the shoulder and the man got out of his vehicle and that is when police say he was hit by a third vehicle. 

He was rushed to hospital in critical condition.  Police say two other epoel were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The westbound lanes of the highway were closed between Martin Grove Road and Highway 427 for closed to five hours this morning. 

with files from CP24