Child injured in single-vehicle collision in Brampton
9-year-old was a passenger in the vehicle, police say
A nine-year-old child was rushed to a trauma centre after a car crashed into a tree in Brampton on Sunday, Peel police say.
Const. Akhil Mooken told CBC Toronto that paramedics received a call shortly before 3 p.m. about a collision at Balmoral and Appleby drives.
Mooken said it appears the driver lost control of the vehicle and investigators are trying to determine if inclement weather and road conditions were factors in the collision.
The child was a passenger in the vehicle. The driver, who was the only other occupant, remained at the scene.
Police later said the child's injuries were not as serious as they initially thought.
Police are asking witnesses to contact 21 Division with information.
Balmoral Drive was closed between Appleby Drive and Cloverdale Drive for an investigation but it has since reopened.
UPDATE:<br>- Child remains in hospital in serious condition.<br>- Witnesses are asked to contact 21 Division with any information <a href="https://t.co/gtek078Wf8">pic.twitter.com/gtek078Wf8</a>—@PeelPoliceMedia