A 34-year-old truck driver from Mississauga has been charged in connection with a fatal, multi-vehicle crash on the QEW in Oakville last month.
The crash, which happened around 10:45 p.m. Aug. 22, involved eight vehicles including a tractor-trailer and shut down the section of highway for 13 hours.
The collision caused a tractor-trailer to catch fire.
Elena Kulikova, 34, of Niagara Falls, was found deceased inside a car that had been pinned against a concrete barrier by the tractor-trailer. The vehicle had also caught on fire.
Seven other people were taken to hospital with minor injuries.
On Monday, police said Muhammad Hasnai Raza, who had been driving the tractor-trailer, had been arrested.
Raza has been charged with causing death by criminal negligence and dangerous operation causing death.