Wrong-way driver charged after Highway 401 head-on crash in Milton

The crash on Highway 401 near Guelph Line on Aug. 14, 2023. Ontario Provincial Police / Twitter

The Ontario Provincial Police say Highway 401 has reopened in Milton following a serious crash on Monday morning. A driver going the wrong way on the highway has also been charged.

Police said the crash happened around 6 a.m. and had closed Highway 401’s westbound lanes at Guelph Line. All lanes have reopened to motorists.

The head-on crash occurred due to a wrong way driver who was arrested for suspected impaired driving.

Police said that driver has been charged with dangerous driving, impaired driving and having an excess blood alcohol level.

A passenger in the other vehicle was taken to hospital with serious injuries, police said.

Highway 401 near Guelph Line on Aug. 14, 2023. Global News


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