Driver dead, another injured after car crashes into Toronto house

A photo from the crash near Weston Road and Starview Lane on Aug. 22, 2022. Max Trotta / Global News

Toronto police say a man has died and another man has serious injuries after a car crashed into a house on Monday night.

Emergency crews were called to Weston Road and Starview Lane, just south of Sheppard Avenue, at around 8:31 p.m. for reports of a two-car collision.

Investigators said a 24-year-old man driving a black Toyota Echo lost control and collided with a black Dodge Grand Caravan driven by a 78-year-old man. One car was travelling northbound and the other southbound along Weston Road, police said.

Police said one of the vehicles had crashed into a house and that a driver was pinned and unresponsive.

The 24-year-old driver was pronounced dead at the scene, paramedics said.

The other driver was taken to a trauma centre by paramedics in serious but non-life threatening condition.

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Traffic Services has taken over the investigation.

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