Toronto

Man in serious condition after being struck by vehicle on Hwy. 401

A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Highway 401 Saturday evening, Toronto Paramedic Services said.

Pedestrian was struck in westbound collector lanes near Don Mills Road

A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Highway 401 Saturday evening, Toronto Paramedic Services said. (Paula Duhatschek/CBC)

A 25-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle on Highway 401 Saturday evening, Toronto Paramedic Services said.

Ontario Provincial Police had earlier said the man, a pedestrian, was in critical condition.

Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said the man was struck in the westbound collector lanes of the highway near Don Mills Road shortly before 7 p.m.

Two vehicles were involved in the incident, Schmidt said. It was not immediately clear why the man was walking on the highway.

Three right collector lanes of the highway were blocked because of the incident.