A 30-year-old man has died after being struck by a cement truck on Highway 401 near Weston Road.
Provincial police say the man was outside of his vehicle after it had broke down in the centre lane of the highway. As his vehicle was being hooked up to a tow truck. The man somehow fell to the ground as he was walking around the area near live lanes of traffic and was struck by the vehicle.
The eastbound collector lanes of Highway 401 are closed between Kipling and Weston.
The westbound lanes and the express lanes are not affected by the incident.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Police have blocked all collector lanes EB 401 approaching Weston. Reports that a pedestrian was struck by a cement truck, where a stalled truck was getting hooked up to a heavy tow. #EB401 pic.twitter.com/l1CzSSi9yL
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