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Canada: Multi-vehicle crash in Brampton kills one, 15 injured


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A Multi-vehicle crash in Brampton, Ontario killed one woman and injured 15 others. The incident happened after midnight on Saturday morning near the intersection of Queen Street and The Gore Road.


Peel regional police have taken a tractor driver in custody after the accident. Const. Sarah Patten, spokesperson for Peel Regional Police, said the tractor trailer was driving westbound on Queen Street when it collided with the cars, which were stopped at a red light. Pattern said, "A lot of the vehicles crumpled and a lot of people were trapped inside”.


One woman was pronounced dead after the accident while 13 people were taken to local hospitals and two men were taken to trauma centres in Toronto. The driver is expected to be charged with multiple charges. The investigation continues and police are asking people to avoid the area.

Pattern said, "This is a very sad circumstance. We're very thankful that so many people walked away with non-life-threatening injuries.”

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