Toronto-bound QEW closed at Trafalgar for crash, police investigation

BT Toronto | posted Friday, Aug 23rd, 2019

All lanes of the Toronto-bound QEW are closed at Trafalgar Road in Oakville after a fiery multi-vehicle crash overnight involving a tractor-trailer.

It happened just before midnight on Thursday.

The crash involved as many as seven vehicles

Police said one of the cars was pinned against a concrete barrier by the tractor-trailer.

The tractor-trailer then caught on fire.

Both vehicles were badly burnt.

OPP say one person was pronounced dead at the scene.

Several people were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

There has been no word on injuries.

The OPP said the lanes remain closed for the police investigation. The reopening time is unknown.


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