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3 dead, 1 injured after overnight crash in Milton: Halton Regional Police

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Three people have died and another person has been seriously injured after a two-vehicle crash in Milton’s south end early Saturday.

According to a statement issued by the Halton Regional Police Service, emergency crews were called to the intersection of Fourth Line and Britannia Road at around 12:30 a.m.

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Officers said a 28-year-old Milton man driving a Cadillac south on Fourth Line when it collided with a SUV travelling east on Britannia Road that was carrying three people.

Investigators said two people in the SUV died at the scene and a third died while paramedics were taking them to a trauma centre. The driver of the Cadillac was said to have serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

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Police closed the intersection for eight hours as collision reconstruction specialists gathered evidence.

Meanwhile, anyone with information about the crash, or anyone who has surveillance or dash-cam video, was asked to call officers at 905-825-4747 ext. 5065.

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