Woman dead after three-vehicle collision in Etobicoke
A woman in her 70s was pronounced dead after a three-vehicle collision in Etobicoke Wednesday night. (CTV News Toronto/Peter Muscat)
A woman in her 70s is dead after a collision in Etobicoke on Wednesday night.
The crash happened in the area of Queens Plate Drive and Rexdale Boulevard, near Highway 27, at around 6:45 p.m.
Toronto police Sgt. Brett Moore told CP24 that three vehicles were directly involved in the crash, with two sustaining extensive damage.
One person was extricated after being trapped under a car that flipped, said Toronto fire.
Paramedics said the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. An elderly male was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.
A third person was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.
The cause of the collision is unknown.
Moore said the intersection will be closed for a while as they collect evidence.
"We've got our investigators and our reconstructionists and the local officers from 23 division blocking traffic," he said. "We're not in a rush to open them up."
He is appealing to any witnesses who saw the incident or who may have dashcam footage to contact police.