Mother and toddler dead, father in critical condition after crash in Mississauga

An early morning crash in Mississauga has killed a mother and her young child and left the child’s father in critical condition.

Police say the collision happened around 2 a.m. Thursday on Burnhamthorpe Rd. at Mavis Rd.

Peel police say a vehicle being driven by an 18-year-old man collided with the family’s vehicle.

31 year old Khushboo Dogra and her 2 year old son Prakrit were pronounced dead at the scene, while the 33-year-old father, Sanket was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Both speed and impairment are being treated as factors in crash.

Police say the 18-year-old man is in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries but is expected to recover.

No charges have been laid yet.