UPDATE: Woman Hurt On Highway 400 In Barrie

Highway Shut Down During Wednesday PM Rush Hour

THURSDAY: OPP say a woman suffered serious head injuries during the afternoon rush yesterday after falling or jumping from a moving vehicle on Highway 400 near Essa Road. Officers have been interviewing witnesses and the driver of the vehicle involved.

WEDNESDAY: The north 400 through Barrie came to a halt during the afternoon rush on Wednesday, after police say a pedestrian was struck on the highway. The incident happened just after 3:30, the pedestrian was struck near Essa Rd. then taken to hospital shortly after. Authorities can’t yet say how the pedestrian came to be on the highway, while the 400 was shut down through the afternoon.