The province’s police watchdog has been called in to investigate a serious collision in North York on Tuesday afternoon.
Two men were rushed to hospital in critical condition after the crash, which happened at Combe and Wilmington Aves. at around 1:05 p.m.
A car and a truck were involved, with both ending up on the front lawn of a home at the intersection, creating a large debris field.
According to a news release issued by the Special Investigations Unit, police were verifying an address in the Sheppard Avenue and Dufferin Street area at around 1.p.m when they encountered a vehicle which sped away from them.
They gave chase and moments later, the officers discovered a collision between the car in question, a BMW and the truck.
The 40 year old driver of the truck suffered life threatening injuries in the crash with the driver of the BMW, a mna in his 20’s, sustained a serious leg injury.
They were both taken to Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.
The SIU is urging anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529.