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Highway 401 eastbound reopened in Mississauga after crash injures teen girl

A seriously injured 14-year-old girl is among those hurt in a Highway 401 crash involving five vehicles in Mississauga on Monday night, Ontario Provincial Police say.

Crash on Highway 401 approaching Winston Churchill Boulevard involved 5 vehicles, OPP says

Ontario Provincial Police closed Highway 401 eastbound at Trafalgar Road as they investigated a crash involving five vehicles that left a 14-year-old girl seriously injured on Monday night. They have since reopened the road. (Sgt. Kerry Schmidt/OPP/Twitter)

A 14-year-old girl was seriously injured in a Highway 401 crash involving five vehicles in Mississauga on Monday night, Ontario Provincial Police say.

Other people suffered minor injuries.

The crash occurred in the eastbound lanes approaching Winston Churchill Boulevard, according to Sgt. Kerry Schmidt, spokesperson for the OPP's highway safety division. 

Paramedics have taken the teen girl to a trauma centre, Schmidt said.

Highway 401 eastbound was closed at Trafalgar Road as police investigated the crash, but was later reopened. The highway's westbound traffic was unaffected.