Crash kills young Brampton woman, man in hospital with critical injuries

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Published February 20, 2024 at 9:44 am

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Police are searching for witnesses to a crash that killed a young woman from Brampton and left a young man in hospital with life-threatening injuries.

York Regional Police say the crash happened in King Township on Sunday shortly before 7 a.m. when the driver of a black Infiniti G37 struck a light pole.

The Infiniti G37 is a four-seater car, but police say six people were inside the vehicle at the time of the crash.

An 18-year-old female from Brampton was seriously injured and was pronounced dead at the scene despite attempted life-saving measures of first responders.

Police say an 18-year-old male from Brampton also suffered critical injuries and was rushed to hospital.

Two other 19-year-old female passengers from Welland and St. Catherines were treated at the scene for minor injuries while the 18-year-old male driver from Brampton was not hurt in the crash, police say.

The deceased victim’s identity has not been released.

Investigators say the vehicle was headed west on King Road “at a high rate of speed” before the collision and officers are hoping to speak with anyone who may have witnessed the collision or the lead-up to the crash.

Witnesses or anyone who may have dashcam or video surveillance footage of the area around the time of the collision is asked to call the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit by calling 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7704. Anonymous tips can be made by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by visiting www.crimestoppers.ca.

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