One person has died after a multi-vehicle crash on the QEW in Oakville Friday.
It happened in the westbound lanes of the highway, near Ford Dr., just before 8 a.m. causing major traffic backups for the morning commute.
Ontario Provincial Police say several vehicles were involved in the pileup, including a small school bus and dump truck.
Burlington OPP are currently on scene Fort Erie bound QEW collision involving a school bus, dump truck and several other vehicles. All westbound lanes closed at Ford Drive. One person from an involved car is deceased. ^lb pic.twitter.com/DHD9WxWwON
— OPP Highway Safety Division (@OPP_HSD) October 30, 2020
The dump truck ended up on top of another vehicle. Police say they found one person dead inside that vehicle.
None of the children on the school bus were injured.
The westbound lanes of the highway are closed for the investigation.
OPP say the closure will likely remain in place for several hours.