January 25, 2016 6:20 am
Updated: January 25, 2016 10:40 am

1 dead, 6 others injured in collision on Highway 403 in Mississauga

WATCH ABOVE: One person is in life-threatening condition after a crash on the 403 highway near Cawthra saw several passengers ejected and seven injured. Cindy Pom reports.

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A 21-year-old man from Brampton has died in hospital following a two-vehicle collision on Highway 403 in Mississauga Sunday night which also injured six others.

Ontario Provincial Police say the incident happened around 10:30 p.m. when two vehicles collided on Highway 403 eastbound at Eglinton Avenue.

Authorities say five people were ejected from a vehicle and in total seven were taken to hospital, two of them with critical injuries.

Police confirm one person died in hospital Monday morning. Another person was not injured in the crash.

Images from the scene show debris all along the highway with a SUV found rolled over in a ditch and another vehicle with severe damage to the rear end.

Police say there a reports one of the vehicles may have been driving erratically prior to the crash.

There’s no official word yet on what caused the collision and the investigation is ongoing.

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