1 dead, 2 others injured after two-vehicle crash in Toronto

The crash scene near Bathurst Street and Steeles Avenue on Aug. 9, 2022. Doug Gamey / Global News

Toronto police say one person has died and two others have been injured following a two-vehicle crash in the city’s north end.

Emergency crews were called to the area of Bathurst Street and Steeles Avenue at around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday for reports of a collision.

Police said a Toyota Highlander was travelling east on Steeles Avenue West and was waiting to make a left turn onto Bathurst Street.

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Officers said a Nissan Altima was driving eastbound on Steeles Avenue West at a high speed when the driver lost control at Bathurst Street.

Police said the vehicle spun and struck the rear of the Toyota.

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Doug Gamey / Global News

According to police, the driver of the Toyota was taken to hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the Nissan Altima was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police said the passenger of the Nissan received fatal injuries.

The victims’ genders and ages were not released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

-with files from Global News’ Hannah Jackson

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