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Woman seriously injured in 3-vehicle crash that results in partial closure of Highway 400 in Toronto

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A woman has been seriously injured after a three-vehicle crash on Highway 400 in Toronto Thursday evening.

Emergency crews were called to the southbound lanes of Highway 400, just north of Sheppard Avenue West, at around 8:40 p.m.

Officials told Global News the woman, who is believed to be in her 40s, was rushed to a trauma centre by paramedics after she had to be cut out of her vehicle.

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Toronto Fire Services crews were called to where the crash happened in order to clean up a fuel spill on the highway.

Officers blocked off several southbound lanes of the highway in response to the crash, causing major delays on the highway.

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The circumstances leading up to the crash weren’t clear as of Thursday night.

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