Woman Dies in Hospital After Fall From 401 Overpass at Wellington

London, Ontario, Canada / (CFPL AM) AM 980

A woman, who was found badly injured in the merging lane of Highway 401 near Wellington Road South, has died in hospital.

Police confirmed the woman’s death on Thursday, but refused to release any additional info about her identity including a name or age.

Officers say the woman “fell” from the overpass around 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, and foul play has been ruled out.

Witnesses said the woman appeared to have jumped from the overpass, but Police refused to confirm those accounts.

The woman was rushed to hospital by paramedics, and initially listed in critical condition.

The eastbound on-ramp to Highway 401 was closed at the southbound lanes of Wellington Rd for several hours as London Police investigated at the scene.

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