69-year-old woman dies in Ajax multi-vehicle collision

The scene of the crash in Ajax on Friday. Global News

Durham Regional Police say one person is dead and two others have been taken to hospital after a multi-vehicle crash in Ajax Friday afternoon.

Police said they were called to the scene at 2:47 p.m. in the area of Taunton Road and Harwood Avenue.

A 69-year-old woman from Oshawa died as a result of the collision, according to police.

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Durham police said four vehicles were involved in the crash, where a Mazda 5 struck three stationary vehicles. One of the vehicles involved in the crash flipped over, police added.

Officers said the deceased was driving the Mazda 5.

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Ornge air ambulance had been called to the scene but was cancelled.

Durham police’s collision investigation unit is now looking into the incident.

— with files from Global News’ Isaac Callan

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