6-year-old boy dies in hospital after Highway 403 crash
A pregnant woman also involved in crash is now in stable condition
Police say a six-year-old boy has died in hospital after a car crash on Highway 403 west of Toronto.
The single-car collision occurred shortly before noon on Friday near the Mavis Road off-ramp. A pregnant woman and a man were also taken to hospital but are now in stable condition. The man has since been released from hospital.
Images from the scene of the crash show a crumpled hatchback that slammed into a light pole off to the side of the highway, causing the car to flip over a guardrail.
OPP spokesperson Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said the investigation into the circumstances of the crash is still ongoing.
Update:Fatal Collision <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Hwy403?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#Hwy403</a> WB at Mavis Rd, 15 Dec ‘17 - 6 year old male passenger was pronounced dead at hospital. Adult male driver and pregnant female in stable condition. Investigation ongoing. <a href="https://t.co/HJg3zqMlls">pic.twitter.com/HJg3zqMlls</a>—@OPP_HSD
With files from CBC Toronto