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Driver dies in head-on crash while going wrong way on Highway 410 in Brampton

Highway 410 near Steeles Avenue on May 10, 2023. MTO

The Ontario Provincial Police say a driver died after he was going the wrong way on Highway 410 in Brampton early Wednesday.

OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said multiple callers reported a car driving northbound in the southbound lanes of the highway.

Schmidt said officers were patrolling the highway trying to find the driver when a crash occurred at around 3 a.m.

The driver had crashed head-on into a transport truck  in the southbound lanes between Steeles Avenue and Highway 407.

A 30-year-old man from Oakville died at the scene. No one else was transported to hospital, paramedics said.

The southbound portion of the highway was closed for the investigation.

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Anyone who was on Highway 410 during the overnight hours and has dashcam video is asked to contact police. Schmidt said there were reports the same driver was driving the wrong way earlier in the night.

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