Eastbound Hwy 401 collector lanes reopened after single-vehicle crash at Avenue Road

A single-vehicle collision closed the eastbound collector lanes of Highway 401 at Avenue Rd. on June 19, 2018. Global News

The eastbound collector lanes on Highway 401 at Avenue Road have reopened following a single-vehicle crash Tuesday morning.

Ontario Provincial Police said a vehicle rear-ended an excavator, which was located in a construction zone on the right shoulder of the highway.

Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said a 47-year-old woman was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police said the collector lanes were closed for the morning rush and reopened just after 11 a.m.

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