12/10/2014 08:07 EST | Updated 02/09/2015 05:59 EST

Fatal accident closes eastbound 401

A fatal collision has closed the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 at Guelph Line. 

Ontario Provincial Police say a man got out of his vehicle following a two-car collision on the highway and was struck by a third vehicle. He died on the scene sometime before 6 p.m.

The man's identity has not been released. There were no reports of other injuries. 

The eastbound lanes of the 401 are expected to be closed for three or four hours. Traffic is being diverted.