At least four people have died in a fiery multi-vehicle crash on southbound Highway 400 near Sheppard Avenue.
According to investigators, at least one of the victims is a child.
The accident took place around 9:45 p.m. Friday and there were 12 vehicles involved, including two tractor-trailers.
A woman and a small child have also been transported to hospital, but their injuries are described as minor.
Update – Hwy400 SB lanes at Finch expected to remain closed until noon for investigation and clean up after fatal collision last night
— Sgt Kerry Schmidt (@OPP_HSD) June 25, 2016
The scene on Hwy 400 as thousands of cars are trapped in the closure. Some people running out of gas, phone battery. pic.twitter.com/DCTJzldfI6
— Jeremy Cohn (@JeremyGlobalTV) June 25, 2016