Man dead after crash involving 3 dump trucks on Gardiner Expressway

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Posted June 11, 2024 3:57 pm

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A man is dormant aft a clang involving 3 trucks connected nan Gardiner Expressway Tuesday afternoon, constabulary say.

The clang has prompted a afloat closure of nan westbound Gardiner Expressway successful nan area.

Toronto constabulary said emergency crews were called to nan segment adjacent Spadina Avenue astatine 2:17 p.m.

Police said 3 dump trucks were involved, 1 of which caught fire.

One of nan drivers — a man successful his 50s — has since died, constabulary said.

Westbound postulation is wholly blocked earlier Spadina Avenue, and video from nan segment shows immoderate drivers retired of their vehicles and opinionated connected nan expressway.

The southbound Don Valley Parkway is besides being diverted astatine nan Bayview Avenue / Bloor Street exit.

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COLLISION:
FGX and Spadina Ave
2:17 pm
-2 dump trucks progressive successful collision
-one dump motortruck is connected fire
-driver is successful aesculapian distress
-police, occurrence and paramedics are o/s
ROAD CLOSURES:
Westbound only
FGX Jarvis ramp is unopen down
York St ramp is unopen down#GO1268405
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— Toronto Police Operations (@TPSOperations) June 11, 2024

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COLLISION: UPDATE
FGX and Spadina Ave
2:17 pm
Correction:
-3 dump trucks progressive successful collision
-male driver successful his 50's has been pronounced deceased#GO1268405
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— Toronto Police Operations (@TPSOperations) June 11, 2024

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