UPDATE: Highway 401 re-opens in London after fatal crash

Stock photo of a Hwy. 401 sign. (Photo by Mike Vlasveld)

Police have re-opened the westbound lanes of Highway 401 in London following a two-vehicle crash that has claimed one life.

The Ontario Provincial Police said on Monday at around 9 p.m., a tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle collided in the westbound lanes approaching Wonderland Road.

The OPP has confirmed that one person has died as a result of the crash.

The westbound lanes of Highway 401 were closed between Highway 402 and Wonderland Road Monday night, but re-opened early Tuesday morning.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact the Middlesex OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).