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1 dead in 5 vehicle crash in Flamborough

Last Updated May 5, 2021 at 7:22 pm EDT

A woman is dead following a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 6 in Flamborough. TWITTER/OPP

One person is dead following a five vehicle crash in Flamborough.

Provincial police say at around 1 p.m., a group of vehicles were travelling northbound on Highway 6 when a deliver truck rear-ended an SUV near the intersection of Carlisle Road, setting off a chain reaction that involved three other vehicles.

Three people were in the SUV at the time of the crash.

A 24-year-old woman from Hamilton who was sitting in the back seat was killed while two other people in the car were taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The truck driver was also taken to hospital. Police say minor injuries were suffered by the occupants of the other vehicles.

There is no word on what may have led to the crash. Police are attempting to determine which way had the green facing traffic signal at the time of the crash.