September 3, 2017 8:58 am
Updated: September 3, 2017 12:51 pm

2 dead following multi-vehicle crash in Vaughan, police seek witnesses

A multi-crash in Vaughan near Rutherford Road and Highway 50 on Saturday night has left two people dead and sent five others to hospital.

Photo by Jeremy Cohn (Global News Toronto)

Two men have been killed following a three-vehicle crash in Vaughan.

York Regional Police said officers responded to a collision involving a black Audi, a beige Honda CRV and a commercial van at Rutherford Road near Highway 50, around 5 p.m. Saturday.

Officers said a 27-year-old male passenger in the Audi was pronounced dead on scene. The driver was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police said the driver of the Honda, a 61-year-old man from Brampton, was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he later died.

The two other occupants in the Honda suffered serious injuries, while the lone occupant of the commerical van suffered minor injuries.

Officers said street racing could possibly be a factor in the collision.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the Major Collision Investigation Unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7704 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.


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