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Driver fled the scene of rollover on Hwy. 401 in Mississauga, passenger critically injured: police

The scene of the crash on Highway 401 in Mississauga. Twitter / @OPP_HSD

Ontario Provincial Police say the driver of a vehicle that rolled over on Highway 401 in Mississauga leaving a man with critical injuries fled the scene of the crash.

Peel paramedics said emergency crews were called to the collision near Hurontario Street at 1:19 a.m. on Monday.

OPP said on Twitter that the crash happened in the westbound lanes and left the 20-year-old passenger with life-threatening injuries.

Read more: 1 dead, 4 injured after 2-vehicle crash near Elora, Ont.

Paramedics said the victim was a man and added that he was taken to a local hospital.

Police said the driver was seen fleeing on foot and officers are now asking that they turn themselves in.

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There is no word on what led to the incident.

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Video shows multi-vehicle crash on Highway 401 in Durham Region

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