An elderly driver may have suffered a heart attack moments before a collision that seriously damaged a Mississauga home, police said Thursday.
The driver lost control of his vehicle and slammed into a garage on The Chase, near Mississauga Road and Highway 403, around 3:15 p.m. The car then caught fire.
“The victim has been transported to a local hospital, where he is walking and talking,” Peel Regional Police Cst. Adam Minnion told CityNews.
Earlier, Minnion sent a Tweet from the scene: “Great Job by first responders at accident on The Chase!! Brought driver back to life.”
No one in the home was injured. Police are investigating.