A 24-Year-Old Driver Was Just Killed By A Flying Wheel On Highway 401 (VIDEO)
The wheel became detached from a trailer going in the opposite direction.
A man in his twenties passed away on Wednesday after a flying wheel smashed into his windshield.
The fatal accident on Highway 401 happened in the morning, in the eastbound express lanes near Markham Road.
OPP say that a pickup truck with a trailer was driving westbound when a trailer wheel became detached.
The wheel crossed over into the path of the driver and he passed away as a result of his injuries.
Eastbound express lanes remain closed between Warden Avenue and McCowan Road.
Officers have located the pickup truck. However, they are still looking for witnesses.