Two people have died following a collision involving a tractor trailer in Mississauga on Thursday evening.
It happened at Dixie Road and Aerowood Drive, south of Highway 401, around 7:30 p.m.
Initial reports from the scene suggested the car, the victims were travelling in, went underneath the trailer.
A female passenger was pronounced dead at the scene while the male driver was transported to hospital, without vital signs. He was pronounced a short time later.
The third occupant of the vehicle is said to have suffered critical injuries.
Roads in the area were closed for several hours to accommodate the investigation. Lanes were reopened Friday around 6:30 am.
3 occupants in vehicle, 2 critical, 1 serious, Dixie Road closed S/o 401 N/o Matheson. Avoid area pic.twitter.com/ccpj1Mt6PH
— Peel Regional Police (@PeelPoliceMedia) October 14, 2016
**Photo via Global News
**With files from Tina Trigiani