One person is dead and 14 others were injured after a multi-vehicle crash in Mississauga Sunday.
The OPP told Global News officers were called to the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 near Winston Churchill Boulevard at around 5:30 p.m. over reports of a collision.
All EB lanes of Hwy 401 now closed at Winston Churchill Blvd for multi-vehicle fatal crash. ~8 people hurt. Global News chopper on scene. pic.twitter.com/vkLiyWOtiV
— Jeremy Cohn (@JeremyGlobalTV) November 13, 2016
Peel Paramedics said six or seven ambulances took patients to hospital from the scene. OPP said of those 14 injured, 13 were minor and the other was serious.
Police closed a section of the highway near the crash for several hours but was reopened at 11:30 p.m.
— OPP GTA Traffic (@OPP_GTATraffic) November 13, 2016
**By Nick Westoll