10/21/2014 06:35 EDT | Updated 12/21/2014 05:59 EST

Fatal collision closes Niagara-bound QEW at Stoney Creek

One person is dead after a collision in the Niagara-bound lanes the QEW at Stoney Creek. The collision has closed all Niagara-bound lanes as police investigate.

The collision happened around 5:30 a.m. at Fifty Road.

The closure is expected to last at least a few hours.

Traffic is being diverted on the South Service Road. The OPP recommends drivers take a different route.