One of the drivers, a woman in her 50s, was taken to hospital in critical condition. Four men in their 50s were taken to a trauma centre. They were all in the same vehicle and are not believed have life-threatening injuries. The driver suffered a broken leg.
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This Stretch of road starting from Markham Rd and Steeles Ave E to the point where it meets Taunton needs a 4 way lane. Everyday commute is so tough due to single lane which takes extra 30 minutes of time and fuel .The crash site happened where there is no dedicated left or right turn signal at all. Hope the Markham city gives some fund to improve the roads there . I pray for speedy recovery for all those who have been injured.
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The collision occurred near the corner of Steeles Avenue E. and Sewells Road shortly before 6 .a.m., police said.
Five people were taken to hospital following a head-on crash in the citys east end early this morning.
Police say that the 52-year-old male driver of a Nissan Murano was travelling westbound along Steeles Avenue when he crossed over the centre line and struck an eastbound Honda CRV head-on.
When emergency crews arrived on scene, firefighters had to extricate the 53-year-old female driver of the Honda from her vehicle.
The woman was rushed to a local hospital and later airlifted to a trauma centre for treatment. Paramedics initially said she suffered potentially life-threatening injuries but police later confirmed that she is expected to survive.
Three occupants of the Nissan suffered superficial injuries, police say, and one of the occupants suffered a broken leg.
Investigators say road conditions and speed are being investigated as possible factors in the crash.