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1 dead, 1 critical after multi-vehicle crash in Markham

Last Updated Sep 19, 2019 at 10:49 am EDT

Emergency crews at the scene of a multi-vehicle crash at Highway 7 and Ninth Line in Markham on Sept. 18, 2019. CITYNEWS CityNews

A 75-year-old woman is dead and a 76-year-old man is in critical condition after a five-vehicle crash in Markham.

York regional police were called to the intersection of Highway 7 and Ninth Line just before 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

The woman, who was from Markham, was a passenger in a Honda Civic. She was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries but later died.

The man, also from Markham, was the driver from that same vehicle. He remains in hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Three other people suffered minor injuries.

The three other people who were in the vehicles were not injured in the crash.