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1 dead, 2 injured in multi-vehicle crash near Kipling and Rexdale

Last Updated Jan 19, 2021 at 8:37 pm EST

Three people were injured in a crash near Kipling Avenue and Rexdale Boulevard, just north of Highway 409. CITYNEWS/Alfredo Colangelo

A 59-year-oldman has died and two others were injured after a multi-vehicle crash near Kipling Avenue and Rexdale Boulevard.

Toronto police were called Kipling and Belfield Road, just north of Highway 409, on Tuesday afternoon.

Investigators say a man was driving a Volkswagen Jetta who was exiting Highway 409 at Kipling. The Jetta struck a Toyota Rav4 and the  subsequently struck a cargo van that were both travelling on Kipling.

The driver of the Jetta was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he later died. A 64-year-old woman in the Jetta suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The other two drivers remained on the scene and were treated for minor injuries.

Kipling was closed from Greensboro Drive to Bethridge Road, but has since reopened.