A serious multi-vehicle crash on the Queen Elizabeth Way in Hamilton has claimed the lives of two people and injured at least seven people.
The accident occurred around 6 p.m. on the Fort Erie bound QEW at Red Hill Valley Parkway.
A total of nine people were involved in the collision between five vehicles, involving a tractor-trailer.
There are reports that the victims are a man and a woman.
According to the OPP, the southbound lanes will be closed for several hours and will hopefully reopen before midnight.
OPP continuing to investigate a double fatal collision involving 5 vehicles on the QEW in Hamilton. pic.twitter.com/fwRRi7g4S4
— Sgt Kerry Schmidt (@OPP_HSD) December 5, 2015
— OPP GTA Traffic (@OPP_GTATraffic) December 5, 2015
UPDATE: COLLISION: #QEW Fort Erie bound CLOSED at Red Hill Valley. Road closed following collision. ^jt
— OPP GTA Traffic (@OPP_GTATraffic) December 4, 2015