Car Accidents

Gardiner Expressway Crash: Woman dead, child injured in high-speed collision

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Incident details

Toronto, ONA two-vehicle collision on the Gardiner Expressway early Thursday morning resulted in the death of a woman and injuries to several others, including a child. The incident led to the temporary closure of the eastbound lanes near Jameson Avenue.

The crash occurred around 2 a.m. when a black four-door Audi, reportedly traveling at high speed, rear-ended a KIA sedan. The impact caused significant damage and led to the hospitalization of all occupants in the KIA.

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Victim information

  • A 40-year-old female passenger in the KIA succumbed to her injuries in the hospital.
  • A 20-year-old woman suffered life-altering injuries.
  • A two-year-old child sustained minor injuries.
  • Paramedics transported a total of five individuals—four adults and one child—to the hospital, with injuries ranging from critical to minor.

Investigation updates

Witnesses reported seeing the driver of the Audi fleeing the scene on foot towards Spadina Avenue. Police later apprehended the suspect, a 48-year-old man from Whitby. He faces multiple charges, including:

  • Impaired operation causing death
  • Impaired operation causing bodily harm
  • Failing to stop at an accident causing death or harm

Call for witnesses

Toronto police are urging anyone with information about the crash or who may have witnessed the incident to come forward.

Legal Resources

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