Driver killed in Highway 401 rollover near Iroquois

(Newswatch Group/File)

Update 3 p.m. Thursday: OPP say Highway 401 lane and ramp closure have ended. Area open to traffic.

IROQUOIS – A driver has died after a rollover crash on Highway 401 near Iroquois.

SD&G OPP say the eastbound vehicle rolled in the ditch near the County Road 1 (Carmen Road) interchange around 7 a.m. today (Thursday).

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Their identity is being withheld by police until relatives are notified.

There is one eastbound lane closed near the interchange and the off-ramp is also closed. Westbound traffic is unaffected.

In this supplied photo, the crash scene on Highway 401 near Iroquois, Ont. on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021. The single car crash killed the driver who was the only person in the vehicle. (SD&G OPP via Newswatch Group)