Driver Killed After Hitting Toronto Fire Apparatus

Toronto Fire Services said a male driver is dead after hitting the rear of a fire truck while driving along the Highway 427.

The accident happened around 8 p.m. on Sunday evening. According to Toronto Fire Captain Adrian Ratushniak, crews were on scene near Browns Line responding to another call at the time of the accident.

OPP Sergeant Kerry Schmidt says the first collision happened around 7:30 p.m., where a blue SUV lost control and struck the right shoulder. The driver of the SUV sustained minor injuries, and Toronto Fire came to assist.

While attending, an Audi lost control. “The vehicle hit the guard rail and then went sideways broad side into the rear of the fire truck,”

The victim was pronounced dead on scene.

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