Advertisement
Crime

Body found inside burning vehicle near Woodbine Racetrack

Tue, Nov 21: Fire officials were called to a wooded area on Woodbine Racetrack’s property and discovered the remains of a man in his 60s after putting out the car fire. Catherine McDonald reports.

A man in his 60s is dead following a single-vehicle collision near the Woodbine Racetrack in west-end Toronto early Tuesday morning.

Toronto Fire said they responded to a vehicle fire just after 5 a.m. in a field next to the Rexdale Boulevard on-ramp in front of the casino.

Emergency crews arrived on scene and found the vehicle engulfed in flames.

Firefighters managed to extinguish the fire and located a body inside.

Toronto paramedics said the person inside the vehicle was a man in his 60s.

Toronto police said the vehicle left the roadway and somehow ended up in a wooded area before catching on fire.

Police said they are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Story continues below advertisement

The Office of the Fire Marshal has been notified.

 

Global News Redesign Global News Redesign
A fresh new look for Global News is here, tell us what you think
Take a Survey

Sponsored Stories