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1 dead in Steeles and Hwy. 27 crash

Last Updated Sep 18, 2017 at 9:00 am EDT

Toronto police investigate a crash involving a dump truck and two other vehicles on Steeles Avenue West near Highway 27 on Sept. 15, 2017. CITYNEWS

One man died and at least two other people were hurt in a crash involving a dump truck and two other vehicles.

The crash occurred on Steeles Avenue West, near Highway 27, just after 7 a.m. on Friday.

The driver of an Acura, a 33-yer-old man, was heading west on Steeles when he clipped the back of a dump truck that was turning into a construction site.

The Acura then hit another car, a Honda, head-on.

A 56-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. He was sitting in the back seat of the Acura and was not wearing a seat belt. Two other people in the Acura were taken to hospital, but their injuries were not life-threatening.

The people in the Honda were also taken to hospital. Their injuries are not life-threatening. Police did not say how many people were in the Honda.

The driver of the dump truck, a 33-year-old man, was not hurt.

No charges have been laid and police are asking witnesses to come forward.