Man dead, woman critically injured after collision in Mississauga

Man dead, woman critically injured after collision in Mississauga
Man dead, woman critically hurt after SUV rear-ends bus in Mississauga
A man is dead and a woman has life-threatening injuries after a collision involving a car and a bus in Mississauga early Friday morning.

Shortly after midnight, Peel Region police responded to a serious crash in the area of Tomken Rd. and Bloor St. The driver, a 70-year-old man, died at the scene. His passenger, a 61-year-old woman, was transported to hospital.

The Major Collision Bureau is investigating the scene. Bloor St. is closed between Tomken Rd. and Anneliese Ave.

The male driver was pronounced dead on the scene while a 61-year-old female passenger was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Ilya Bañares is a breaking news reporter, working out of the Star’s radio room in Toronto. Follow him on Twitter: @ilyaoverseas

A man is dead and a woman has life-threatening injuries after a collision involving a car and a bus in Mississauga early Friday morning.

A 70-year-old man has died and a woman is in hospital after an SUV rear-ended a Mississauga transit bus.

Shortly after midnight, Peel Region police responded to a serious crash in the area of Tomken Rd. and Bloor St. The driver, a 70-year-old man, died at the scene. His passenger, a 61-year-old woman, was transported to hospital.

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The Major Collision Bureau is investigating the scene. Bloor St. is closed between Tomken Rd. and Anneliese Ave.

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Ilya Bañares is a breaking news reporter, working out of the Star’s radio room in Toronto. Follow him on Twitter: @ilyaoverseas

A 70-year-old man is dead and a 61-year-old woman has life-threatening injuries after a collision between an SUV and a transit bus in Mississauga.

The red RAV4 was headed eastbound on Bloor Street just after midnight when it slammed into the back of a Mississauga Transit bus that was stopped near Tomken Road.

Police say that the male driver of the SUV was pronounced dead on scene while his female passenger was rushed to hospital in life-threatening condition.

Two on the bus also sustained minor injuries in the crash and were taken to hospital to be assessed, police say.

The circumstances surrounding the collision are under investigation and police are appealing to witnesses to come forward.

Firefighters are shown on scene after a fatal collision near Bloor Street and Tomken Road in Mississauga. (Michael Nguyen)

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