Lanes fully reopen after crash on Highway 401 in Toronto

Traffic is seen backed up on Highway 401 after a serious crash Friday. MTO

The eastbound collector lanes on Highway 401 at Victoria Park Avenue have fully reopened after being closed on Friday due to a crash.

Ontario Provincial Police Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said just after 1 p.m. Friday that officers were at the scene of a single-vehicle crash in the eastbound collector lanes between Warden and Kennedy roads.

Schmidt said the male driver of the vehicle was taken to hospital without vital signs.

Schmidt later said the 75-year-old man was pronounced dead in hospital.

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“We are working with the coroner right now to determine the cause, determining whether or not this incident is a result of a collision or of a medical episode,” Schmidt said.

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The eastbound collector lanes were closed in the area for the investigation, but the express lanes remained open.

Just after 3:30 p.m., the OPP said on Twitter that all lanes were reopened.

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