Police on scene of a crash along Highway 401 in London, Ont. on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2020. (Marek Sutherland / CTV London)

Provincial police were forced to close the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 at Wellington Road in London following an early morning crash, and then a second crash occurred.

The first crash was reported when OPP tweeted around 5:45 a.m. that the highway was closed.

Few details have been released including extent of any possible injuries.

CTV News has reached out for comment.

Meanwhile around 6:15 a.m. a second collision was reported by OPP in the eastbound lanes just east of Highbury Avenue.

ROAD CLOSURE: #Hwy401 EB at Wellington Rd #LdnONT - EB lanes CLOSED following collision, #OPP on scene. ^lm

— OPPCommunicationsWR (@OPP_COMM_WR) October 8, 2020

As of 7:15 a.m. traffic seems was flowing again in the eastbound lanes.

This is a developing story, more to come…