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UPDATE: one person killed in Hwy 401 accident

Press release from the SD&G Detachment of the OPP

Published on July 14, 2017

One passenger was killed when a Toyota Sienna Van crashed off of the off ramp of Hwy 401 at the Brookdale Exit in Cornwall (Nick Seebruch/ TC Media).

CORNWALL, Ontario - On July 14, 2017 at 10:46 am Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to the scene of a single vehicle fatal collision on Highway 401 (Brookdale Avenue - off Ramp), South Stormont Township.

The adult female (69) of Scarborough, Ontario a passenger of the van was transported to hospital and has since died.

An adult male (73) driver of Scarborough, Ontario was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.

 Highway 401 Eastbound on and off ramps at Brookdale Avenue are closed to traffic. 

The SD&G OPP officers and OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) and an OPP Reconstructionist are assisting in the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the person(s) responsible for any incident should immediately contact SD&G OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call CRIME STOPPERS at 1-800-222-8477 where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2, 000.