QEW closed in both directions in Burlington after fatal crash

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Published January 26, 2021 at 7:59 am

Motorists should expect significant delays on a portion of the QEW in Burlington Tuesday morning (Jan 26) as emergency crews respond to a fatal collision.

Ontario Provincial Police have closed the QEW in both directions between Brant Street and Guelph Line due to a serious multi-vehicle crash.

Police say two females have died and three people have been sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries as Burlington paramedics are on scene.

Four cars have been involved and the QEW will be closed for about 6 to 8 hours.

The investigation is ongoing.

UPDATE 9:00 a.m.: Three parties have been transported to local hospitals, all with non-life-threatening injuries. The investigation is ongoing.

UPDATE 10:00 a.m.:  Closure on the QEW westbound at Brant St. is estimated to open by 1:00 p.m. Eastbound is estimated to be open at 5:00 p.m.

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