2 dead after collision on Highway 401 in Milton

A photo of the collision. Provided / Ontario Provincial Police

Two men are dead after a collision in Milton on Sunday evening, the Ontario Provincial Police say.

Emergency crews were called to Highway 401 near Highway 6 just before 9 p.m.

The OPP said that the two men were pronounced dead on scene.

Police said prior to the collision, witnesses reported a silver Jeep Cherokee driving erratically in and out of traffic at high rates of speed.

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OPP said the Jeep was stopped partially on the right shoulder and in the right lane when it was struck by a transport truck.

The driver of the truck was not injured, OPP said.

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Road closures are in effect at Highway 401 eastbound at Highway 6 west of Guelph line. The closures are expected to last into part of the morning rush hour.


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