December 19, 2017 5:48 pm
Updated: December 19, 2017 7:11 pm

1 dead after fiery 2-vehicle crash on Highway 409

WATCH ABOVE: One person is dead and another sustained minor injuries after a two-vehicle crash on Highway 409 approaching Highway 401.

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Toronto Paramedics say a male victim has died and another has minor injuries after a fiery two-vehicle crash on Highway 409 approaching Highway 401.

Emergency crews were called just after 4:30 p.m. Tuesday to the eastbound lanes of the highway, between Kipling and Islington avenues.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire quickly and a body was subsequently found inside one of the vehicles.

Ontario Provincial Police closed the eastbound lanes of Highway 409 between Martin Grove Road and Kipling Avenue for the investigation.

Police said they’re investigating the cause of the fire and the circumstances leading up to the crash.

Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to call OPP at 416-235-4981.

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