February 12, 2019 8:04 am
Updated: February 12, 2019 11:33 am

Northbound Hwy. 400 in Vaughan reopens after multi-vehicle collision

Northbound lanes of Highway 400 in Vaughan closed on Feb. 12, 2019 following multi-vehicle crash.

Kerry Schmidt/OPP

The northbound lanes of Highway 400 in Vaughan, Ont., have reopened following a multi-vehicle crash early Tuesday.

Ontario Provincial Police said the collision happened around 4 a.m. at Teston Road and involved at least three vehicles.

READ MORE: No injuries reported after several vehicles collide on Hwy. 400: OPP

Vaughan fire officials said one male had to be extricated from one of the vehicles. He was transported to hospital with critical injuries.

Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said a disabled vehicle was on the left shoulder when a tow truck arriving to help was struck from behind twice, once by another service vehicle and again by another car.

READ MORE: Minor injuries reported after vehicle collides with fire truck on Hwy. 400

Police said the police reconstruction unit attended the scene for the investigation.

The northbound lanes were reopened at 10:30 a.m.

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