A 20-year-old man is dead and two others are in hospital in serious condition after a two-vehicle collision in Brampton on Sunday morning.
It happened on Goreway Drive between Countryside Drive and Mayfield Road at around 7:45 a.m.
According to Peel Regional Police, a black two-door Honda Civic was travelling north on Goreway Drive when it collided with a southbound black, four-door Toyota Camry.The Civic burst into flames following the accident and was fully engulfed by the time emergency crews arrived on scene.
Police say the deceased Brampton man was the driver of that vehicle.
The 33-year-old driver of the Camry and his 19-year-old passenger were taken to a trauma centre where they remain in serious condition, police said Sunday evening.
Police say they have not yet determined what caused the collision and will be looking at all the usual factors, including speed, driver error and the time of the day.
“We do have (the) Major Collision (Bureau) on scene and they are going to be working throughout day to gather up information, speak to any witnesses involved and kind of get all that information together,” Const. Bally Saini told CP24 at the scene.
Saini said that police are still working to notify next-of-kin.
Roads in the area were shut down for several hours but have since reopened.
“We are appealing to witnesses if they did see anything or hear anything prior to or during (the accident),” Saini told CP24.
Anyone with information is being asked to contact investigators with the Major Collision Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3710.