Driver medevaced from Highway 401 crash near Morrisburg

(Newswatch Group/File)

Update 12 p.m. Tuesday: OPP report the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 at Morrisburg have reopened.

MORRISBURG – A section of the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 in South Dundas are closed this morning (Tuesday) after a pickup truck crash.

Police say the truck went off the road around 7 a.m. and crashed, critically injuring the driver.

They were taken to hospital by Ornge air ambulance.

Traffic investigators are on site.

As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, the eastbound lanes are still closed and traffic is be detoured on County Road 2.