Deadly Highway 401 crash near Bainsville

(Newswatch Group/File)

CURRY HILL – The westbound lanes of Highway 401 near the Quebec border are closed after a single vehicle crash.

The section from Third Line Road to the Quebec border is expected to be that way for several hours.

An earlier report from 511Ontario around 9:30 p.m. indicated the entire highway was shut down however O.P.P. tweeted just after 10 p.m. that the westbound lanes are the only ones affected.

A witness says a Cadillac STS has rolled near the Curry Hill Truck Stop, partially trapping a middle-aged man.

O.P.P., South Glengarry firefighters and paramedics are on the scene.

It’s not known how many people were in the vehicle.

While SD&G O.P.P. have not confirmed any details, a source tells Cornwall Newswatch the man in the vehicle has died at the scene.

No other details are available.

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