Mother and child from London killed in 401 crash
Provincial police say that a London woman and her five-year-old daughter are the two people who were killed in a crash near Dutton Tuesday evening.
Police responded to the westbound 401 just after 4:30 p.m. after a pickup truck travelling eastbound jumped the centre median and crashed into a grey Honda van.
The driver of the van has been identified as 42-year-old Sarah Payne of London. She along with her 5-year-old daughter Freya Payne, died as a result of their injuries in the crash. A six year old boy also in the van is in stable condition.
The 56-year-old man driving the pickup is in stable condition as well.
Police shut down the highway for several hours to conduct and investigation.
Charges are pending.
This is now a confirmed fatal crash with several other injuries. Media Officer adam.crewdson attending scene.— OPP West (@OPP_WR) August 29, 2017
401 closed - no eta to open https://t.co/UMJaGqNWYi