3 dead in major collision in Brampton

Published August 20, 2022 at 7:00 am

A major collision in Brampton early this morning (Aug 20) has taken the lives of three people.

Peel Regional Police received a call around 2 a.m. about a single-vehicle accident in the area of Conestoga Rd. and Elmvale Ave.

Officers believe the vehicle was travelling southbound on Conestoga Dr. when it left the roadway for unknown reasons and crashed into a tree.

Fire and emergency services who first arrived on the scene found the vehicle engulfed in flames.

All three occupants of the vehicle were pronounced dead on the scene.

Police were only able to recover the bodies from inside the vehicle once the blaze was extinguished.

The gender age, and identity of the deceased individuals is still unknown at this time.

The Collision Investigation Unit was called in to assess the scene as a result of the severity of the outcome.

While the scene has been cleared and roadways reopened, police say the collision remains under investigation.

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