06/03/2012 05:27 EDT | Updated 08/03/2012 05:12 EDT

Elderly woman killed in Highway 401 crash

An elderly woman died in a highway crash near Milton, Ont., on Sunday afternoon.

The Ontario Provincial Police say a vehicle was heading east on Highway 401 when it went off the road near Highway 25 and rolled at about noon ET.

A male driver in his 70s survived the crash and was flown to a Hamilton trauma centre with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

The vehicle’s female passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say she was also in her 70s.