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1 dead, 5 injured in Richmond Hill crash

BT Toronto | posted Monday, Aug 19th, 2019

One man is dead and five other people are injured after a three-vehicle crash in Richmond Hill.

York Region police were called to Yonge Street and Townwood Drive, near Jefferson Forest Drive, just before 9:30 p.m. on Sunday.

One of the three vehicles flipped over and caught fire. One man was trapped inside the vehicle and later died.

Five other people were taken to hospital with injuries ranging from serious to minor.

One of the five injured was from a third vehicle, which was not involved in the initial crash and struck by one of the two other vehicles.

Police are still trying to determine what caused the crash.

The area remains closed to traffic.


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