VIDEO: Four-Year-Old Ejected From Vehicle During Highway 401 Collision In Mississauga – insauga.com
Four-year-old critically injured in two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 401 in Mississauga
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A four-year-old child has been rushed to hospital in critical condition following a two-vehicle crash on Highway 401 in Mississauga.
4 year old child ejected and sustained life threatening injuries after rollover collision on #Hwy401 EB approaching Erin Mills Pkwy #Mississauga. 2 year child uninjured, driver of SUV minor injuries, truck driver uninjured. Hwy401 EB closed at Winston Churchill for investigation pic.twitter.com/DmJuER6zwT
One woman and two children, ages 2 and 4, were injured in the collision, which involved a small SUV and a transport truck.
OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said the four-year-old girl was ejected from the SUV and the other two occupants needed to be extricated after becoming trapped inside the vehicle, which ended up on its roof.
The four-year-old was transported to a trauma centre with life-threatening injuries. The two-year-old and the woman, who sustained only minor injuries, were also taken to hospital for treatment.
Schmidt says he hoped that the eastbound lanes would be reopened within a few hours. At 5:39 p.m., he posted an update saying that the eastbound lanes would be opened in the coming minutes.
Schmidt said car seats were present inside the SUV but police will be investigating to see whether they were properly secured.
The eastbound lanes of the highway have been closed at Winston Churchill Boulevard for the collision reconstruction.
A 4-y/o girl suffered life-threatening injuries when she was ejected from this vehicle when it collided with a truck trailer around 2:30 on the EB401 approaching Mississauga Rd. A 2-y/o girl was not hurt; the 25-y/o woman who was driving has minor injuries. @680NEWS @CityNews pic.twitter.com/3lp0ICzWzw
One woman and two children were injured in a collision on Highway 401 near Winston Churchill Boulevard.