Two killed in Highway 401 crash

(Newswatch Group/File)

CORNWALL – Two people are dead after a crash involving a tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle Tuesday morning.

O.P.P. say two men in the vehicle were killed in the crash in the eastbound lanes of the highway around 6 a.m.

The driver of the tractor-trailer was taken to hospital in Cornwall with non-life threatening injuires.

A section of Highway 401 eastbound from McConnell Avenue to Boundary Road are closed and detours are in place.

It’s not known when the highway will reopen.

The O.P.P. say several other crashes have happened in the area due to adverse road conditions.

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