5 dead, including 2 children, in multi-vehicle crash on Hwy. 400, Sheppard Avenue
3 transport trucks, 4 or 5 cars involved in crash, OPP says
Five people, including two children, are dead following a fiery, multi-vehicle crash on Highway 400 south of Sheppard Avenue, Toronto paramedics say.
He said two people, a woman and child, were transported to hospital with minor injuries.
OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt told CBC News that three transport trucks and four or five cars were involved in the crash.
"It's a mess," he said.
HWY 400 S/B expected to be shut for most of night due to accident, fire and fatalities <a href="https://t.co/eryOFsR5At">https://t.co/eryOFsR5At</a>—@Toronto_Fire
Schmidt said it's not clear how the collisions happened.
Captain Adrian Ratushniak of Toronto Fire Services told CBC that seven fire trucks were at the scene and that EMS had been advised to send multiple ambulances.
Caught this pic after leaving highway 400 once police officers, firefighters and ambulances arrived. Still in shock <a href="https://t.co/u9dQQm8KdD">pic.twitter.com/u9dQQm8KdD</a>—@AmandahOpoku