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3 people taken to hospital after crash involving Toronto police cruiser

A photo from the scene of a crash involving a Toronto police cruiser. Courtesy: Rick Maisonneuve

Toronto police say three people are hurt after a collision in city’s north end involving a police cruiser and another vehicle.

Paramedics said they were called to Allen Road and Sheppard Avenue West at around 11:30 a.m. Monday.

Police said two of its officers were taken to hospital along with the driver of the second vehicle.

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Paramedics said all three people suffered serious injuries, one was transported to a trauma centre and two others were taken to local hospitals. It is unclear if a Toronto police officer or the civilian was taken to the trauma centre.

Police did not reveal circumstances surrounding the crash.

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They said the entire intersection at Allen Road and Sheppard Avenue West is shut down for the investigation and will be closed for a while. Kodiak Crescent is also closed.

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