Fatal collision involving a car and tractor trailer on highway 401

An Ontario Province Police officer is seen in this file photo.

One person has died following a collision between a tractor trailer and a vehicle on Highway 401 in London, Ont.

The crash occurred around 9 p.m. Monday evening in the westbound lanes of Highway 401.

According to investigators, the vehicle got onto the highway at Wonderland Road, travelling eastbound in the westbound lanes, then colliding with head-on with a westbound transport truck.

The deceased driver of the vehicle has been identified as 23-year-old Ronald Elijah Brown of London, Ont.

The driver of the transport suffered  minor injuries in the collision.

The westbound lanes of Highway 401 from the Highway 402 junction to Wonderland were closed overnight but have since reopened.

UPDATE: COLLISION: #Hwy401 WB at Hwy 402 #LdnOnt - All WB traffic blocked at Hwy 402, 1 fatality - expect extended closure. ^kw

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