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Personal injury collision #8/2017,
Westbound Gardiner Expressway at the Humber River,
Now fatal collision #9/2017

Broadcast time: 13:34
Friday, March 3, 2017

22 Division

Case #: 2017-178684

On Sunday, January 29, 2017, at 3:46 a.m., police responded to a call for a personal injury collision on the westbound Gardiner Expressway, at the Humber River.

It is reported that:

- a 24-year-old man was driving a 2002 Subaru, westbound on the Gardiner Expressway, approaching the Humber River

- a man, 43, was driving a 2016 Ford F150 pick-up truck, westbound on the Gardiner Expressway, approaching the Humber River

- for reasons yet to be determined, the Subaru struck the rear of the pick-up truck, then struck a concrete barrier and subsequently burst into flames

- witnesses were able to extricate the driver of the Subaru from the vehicle

The driver of the Subaru received life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital.

On Monday, February 27, 2017, the 24-year-old man succumbed to his injuries in hospital.

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Constable Victor Kwong, Corporate Communications, for Clint Stibbe, Traffic Services