UPDATE: Two dead in EB 401 crash

401 Closure August 12 2019

Two people are dead and three others injured following a three vehicle collision on the 401 Sunday night.

All lanes eastbound lanes, express and collectors, were closed between the 410 and Dixie. The express lanes reopened around 10:30 a.m., 13 hours after the crash.

Witnesses reported that a red Corvette was driving erratically before colliding with a Mazda and a transport truck.

The truck caught fire and rolled from the Collectors to the Express.

The 34-year-old driver of the Corvette and a 77-year-old passenger from the Mazda were killed.

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OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt