73-year-old man who died after crash on Highway 401 IDed
An OPP cruiser is seen in this undated photo.
Elgin County OPP have identified a 73-year-old man who died after a collision on Highway 401 between West Lorne and Dutton.
On Saturday at 1:53 p.m., emergency crews responded to the fatal crash on the 401 westbound, between Graham Road and Currie Road.
Nejat Gorica, from Oakville, suffered life-threatening injuries, and died at the scene, according to police.
Police say a Gorica was driving a Buick travelling eastbound on Highway 401, when it left the roadway and crossed over the centre grass median. The Buick struck a black Ford pickup truck, which was travelling westbound on Highway 401, in the centre lane.
The occupants of the Ford, both from Fonthill, Ont., suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries.
The 70-year-old male driver was transported by air ambulance, and his 68-year-old female passenger was transported by land ambulance to hospital. Their current health status has not been disclosed.
The incident is still under investigation.