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1 dead after three-car crash on Highway 407

Last Updated Dec 5, 2018 at 10:17 pm EST

A 69-year-old man was pronounced dead following a two-car crash on Highway 407 on Wednesday night. TWITTER/Kerry Schmidt

One person is dead after a three-car crash on Highway 407 in Vaughan.

According to OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt, police were called to the scene of a crash on Highway 407 near Highway 400 involving a car and a minivan just after 5:30 p.m. In an update later in the evening, Schmidt said a third car was involved in the crash as well but gave no further details.

One person was taken to hospital in critical condition where they were pronounced dead.

As many as three other people were treated on the scene.

All eastbound lanes on the toll highway were closed from Highway 400 all the way to Keele Street for most of the evening before re-opening around 10 p.m.