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1 dead, several injured in 30-vehicle collision in Kingston

BT Toronto | posted Monday, Dec 2nd, 2019

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say one person is dead and several others were injured in a massive 30-vehicle collision in Kingston on Sunday.

The collisions happened in the westbound lanes of Highway 401 near the Joyceville Road exit around 3:30 p.m.

Frontenac county paramedics said multiple crews responded to the scene. They treated 16 patients who were transported to hospital, three of them in life-threatening condition. One patient was treated on scene and released.

Other people who were stranded on the road have been taken to a warming centre in Kingston.

The 401 westbound is shutdown from Joyceville exit 632 to Highway 15 for the investigation.

A winter weather travel advisory is still active in Kingston with up to 15 cm of snow expected by tonight.

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