Ontario Provincial Police say two people were injured and taken to hospital after a vehicle struck a barrier and landed on Highway 401 east of Toronto.
According to the OPP, the collision occurred around 7 am Friday morning on Highway 401 westbound in the collectors lane west of Whites Road.
Sgt. Kerry Schmidt says a vehicle was travelling southbound on Altona Road when it crashed on Kingston Road, went through a dead-end street, struck a barrier and went over a ravine, and collided into several vehicles on Highway 401.
Schmidt said at least six vehicles were involved in the collision and two people were transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
— Sgt Kerry Schmidt (@OPP_HSD) August 31, 2018
The stretch of highway was closed during the morning rush hour for the investigation but reopened just before 10 am.
CLEARED: COLLISION: #Hwy401 WB Collectors approaching Port Union Rd – Collector lanes are now OPEN. ^ag
— OPP GTA Traffic (@OPP_GTATraffic) August 31, 2018
The OPP says the investigation is currently ongoing and no charges have been laid.