July 9, 2018 3:12 pm
Updated: July 9, 2018 6:30 pm

1 dead after truck crashes into parked transport truck on Hwy. 403 in Mississauga: police

WATCH ABOVE: One person has died following a collision between two large trucks in Mississauga on Monday afternoon, police said.

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A person has died following a collision between two large trucks in Mississauga on Monday afternoon, police said.

Ontario Provincial Police Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said the crash occurred on the eastbound side of Highway 403 near Mavis Road.

He said a septic truck crashed into the back of a disabled transport, which was parked on the shoulder and being serviced by a maintenance worker.

A 27-year-old old Milton man was pronounced dead in hospital, police said. Another man suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The eastbound lanes of Highway 403 were closed for several hours for an investigation. Police said the highway reopened at 7 p.m.

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