Early reports from an Ontario Provincial Police investigation into a crash on Highway 427 overnight, points towards a drive shaft falling off a vehicle as the cause.
One person was sent to hospital with minor injuries after multi-car incidents on the Northbound 427 near Highway 401 around 3:30 AM.
At least nine vehicles were involved in several collisions caused by the mishap which closed four lanes of traffic for a short period of time.
The OPP investigation is on-going.
About a dozen cars damaged when a drive shaft fell off a vehicle & caused a pileup on Hwy 427 NB @ 401 overnight. pic.twitter.com/HsyfLBRV4U
— Jeremy Cohn (@JeremyGlobalTV) 27 February 2016