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Toronto police seek driver who fled on foot after 3-vehicle collision on Gardiner Expressway

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Police are searching for a driver who fled the scene of a multiple-car collision on the Gardiner Expressway.

In a series of tweets on Wednesday, Toronto police said they received a call at 8:47 p.m., reporting a collision on the Gardiner Expressway at Islington Avenue.

According to police a GO Transit bus was involved in the collision, and one vehicle landed on its side.

Anne Marie Aikins, a spokesperson for Metrolinx, said the GO bus was “in service with passengers on board.”

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Aikins said the driver of the bus and the passengers are being taken care of by emergency medical services personnel.

“Extent of injuries unknown at this point but more information will be coming shortly,” she wrote in a tweet.

One driver, police said, was trapped inside their vehicle.

“Another driver appears to have fled the scene on foot,” officers said adding it to be the driver of an Audi involved in the collision.

According to police, officers are looking for the driver, who they say “may be injured.”

Just before 10 p.m. ET, Toronto Paramedics told Global News they were on scene and were assessing patients, but had not transported anyone to hospital.

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In an update Thursday morning, police said 13 people sustained minor injuries from the crash and no one was taken to hospital.

Police said some lanes were closed in the area and cautioned that traffic may be slow.

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