Fatal collision involving stolen truck takes down hydro wires; major Mississauga intersection closed


Published January 13, 2020 at 12:07 pm


One man is dead after an alleged stolen tractor-trailer was involved in a collision at the intersection of Mavis Rd and Eglington Ave W.

Two other drivers involved in the collision were treated for “non-life threatening” injuries, according to Peel police.

Duty Insp. Sean Brennan said the now-deceased driver rolled the meat-loaded tractor-trailer and slammed into a metal gas station sign, causing it to collapse.

Peel Regional Police Service say the call was received at 12:16 a.m. Monday (Jan 13).

Police said to avoid the area as hydro wires are repaired and vehicles are removed.

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