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Man dead after single-vehicle crash in Clarington: OPP | CBC News

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A man is dead after crashing into a concrete barrier on a highway east of Toronto early Sunday morning, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say.

In a news release on Sunday, police said they were called to a single-vehicle collision at around 2:20 a.m. on Highway 115 northbound, near Old Highway 35 in Clarington.

A driver was traveling south on Old Highway 35 when his vehicle struck the concrete median barrier and entered the northbound lanes of Highway 115, eventually rolling over into the ditch on the side of the highway, the release said.

The driver, a Markham man, 25, was pronounced dead at the scene, OPP said. Investigators did not say if any other passengers were in the vehicle.

Police said the cause of the collision is under investigation. 

Any witnesses or anyone who may have dashboard camera footage is asked to contact Toronto OPP’s Whitby office.

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