Westbound Gardiner reopened after crash leaves man in critical condition, 3 others injured

A man in critical condition is among four people taken to hospital after a crash that closed a section of the westbound Gardiner Expressway Wednesday morning.

A 28-year-old man is in critical condition after the crash

A car merging onto the highway from the shoulder lane collided with another vehicle Wednesday morning, sending four people to hospital. (Tony Smyth/CBC)

A man in critical condition is among four people taken to hospital after a crash that closed a section of the westbound Gardiner Expressway Wednesday morning. 

The three other people suffered minor injuries, Paramedics say. The expressway has since reopened. 

Emergency crews were called to the scene at around 3:30 a.m. near Gardiner Expressway and Royal York Blvd. 

The two-vehicle crash occurred when a car on the shoulder lane of the highway collided with another vehicle while trying to merge onto the highway, Const. Clint Stibbe says.