Fatal crash on Highway 403
HIGHWAY 403 ACCIDENT
Photo by Jason Teakle, Brant News
Ontario Provincial Police work at the scene of a fatal crash on Highway 403 at Garden Avenue on Tuesday morning.
An Oxford County woman is dead following a single-vehicle crash in the eastbound lanes of Highway 403 in Brantford on Tuesday morning.
County of Brant OPP say a Volkswagen was travelling just east of Garden Avenue at about 6:30 a.m. when the driver attempted to change lanes, but lost control for unknown reasons.
The vehicle entered the south ditch and rolled several times. The driver was ejected from the vehicle.
A 56-year-old Oxford County woman suffered fatal injuries. The woman was pronounced deceased at the scene by the attending coroner.
The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
OPP technical traffic collision investigators are assisting with the investigation. One eastbound lane of Highway 403 at Garden Avenue will be closed for about four hours to allow for the investigation.