Male driver dead after fleeing scene of collision, crashing into tree in Scarborough

A multi-vehicle crash in Scarborough near McLevin Avenue and Sewells Road on Saturday, April 21 has claimed the life of one man. Jeremy Cohn (Global News)

A multi-vehicle crash in Scarborough has claimed the life of one man.

Toronto police said it happened around 11:45 p.m. Saturday in the Malvern area at McLevin Avenue and Sewells Road near Morningside Avenue.

Police said three vehicles were involved in a collision. One vehicle fled the scene and crashed into a tree a short distance away.

The male driver of the vehicle was rushed to a local trauma centre, where police said he later succumbed to his injuries.

A woman from one of the vehicles involved in the earlier crash had to be extricated by fire fighters.

Paramedics said she suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The area is currently closed for the investigation.

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