The Glengarry News

3 killed in 401 crash

richard Sep 7, 2015 - 12:15pm

The three victims of an accident on Highway 401 near Lancaster Sunday have been identified as Jonathan Cawthron, 28, of Nova Scotia, and Akansksha Jain, 27, of Kingston, and Sharad Srivastava, 58, of India.
Jonathan Cawthron was driving an SUV the wrong way in the westbound lane of Highway 401 when it collided head-on with a westbound Hyundai, that was passing a tractor trailer. The SUV then collided with the truck.
Two of the victims died at the scene of the crash.
Sharad Srivastava, the mother of the Hyundai driver, succumbed to her injuries overnight in hospital.
The driver of the Hyundai and his three-year-old son were transported to local hospital with serious injuries.
The 53-year-old male truck driver, from St-Lazare, was not injured.