Peel Regional Police have detained a tractor trailer driver in Brampton following a multi-vehicle collision that killed a girl and injured 15 others.

Police mentioned 10 vehicles and a tractor trailer had been concerned within the collision shortly after midnight on Saturday close to the intersection of Queen Road and The Gore Highway.

forged. Peele Regional Police spokeswoman Sarah Patton mentioned the tractor trailer was heading west on Queen Road when it collided with vehicles that had been stopped at a pink gentle.

“A variety of automobiles acquired wrecked and lots of people had been trapped inside,” Patton mentioned.

Paramedics mentioned one lady was pronounced lifeless on the scene, whereas 13 individuals had been taken to native hospitals and two males had been taken to a trauma middle in Toronto. The lady was a passenger.

Patton mentioned the driving force might face a number of costs, together with loss of life by harmful driving and bodily hurt from harmful driving. He mentioned that the driving force was on the police station and he couldn’t consider that he must be taken to the hospital as a result of accident.

Investigation is on and police are asking individuals to keep away from the realm.

“It is a very unhappy state of affairs,” Patton mentioned. “We’re so grateful that so many individuals left with non-life-threatening accidents.”

Peel police are asking individuals to keep away from the realm of ​​Queen Road and The Gore Highway after the accident. (Spencer Gallichan-Low/CBC)

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