SOUTH STORMONT – Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers are currently at the scene of a two (2) vehicle collision on Highway 401 (between McConnell Road and Boundary Road), South Stormont Township.
Preliminary investigation has indicated that at approximately 4:15pm, a passenger vehicle was travelling Eastbound on Highway 401 when, for reasons under investigation, a commercial rental vehicle entered the Highway 401 travelling Westbound in the eastbound lanes and collided with the eastbound passenger vehicle.
The adult male driver (lone occupant) of the eastbound passenger vehicle was taken to hospital with serious non-life threatening injuries.
The wrong way adult male driver was not injured and was taken into Police custody.
SD&G OPP continue to process the scene and investigate the collision with the assistance of the OPP Traffic Collision Investigators (TCI).
As the investigation continues, a section (both Eastbound and Westbound lanes) of Highway 401 between McConnell Road and Boundary Road, South Stormont Township is closed to traffic with indicated detours in place.