Vehicle crushed by dump truck in Toronto crash: police

A Toronto Paramedic Services ambulance. File / Global News

A vehicle was crushed by a dump truck in a crash in Toronto’s west end Monday morning, police say.

Toronto police said emergency crews were called to Weston Road and Oak Street, which is just south of Highway 401, at 7:47 a.m. for a two-vehicle crash with one of them on fire.

In an update, police said three vehicles were actually involved, one of which was a dump truck that crushed one of the other vehicles.

Toronto paramedics told Global News they took one person to hospital after the crash. A man in his 30s was taken to a trauma centre with serious injuries.

Police said the injuries were non-life-threatening.

There is no word on what may have led to the collision. Weston Road was closed in the area after the incident.

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