1 dead, 5 in hospital after serious multi-car cash in Richmond Hill

One person has died and multiple people have been rushed to hospital following a collision in Richmond Hill on Sunday night.

Police responded to the area of Yonge Street between 19th Avenue and Jefferson Side Road a little before 9:30 p.m.

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Paramedics said one person was pronounced dead at the scene and five others were transported to hospital.

Three patients were taken to a local hospital and two others went to a Toronto hospital, paramedics added.

Officers said two cars were involved, one of which caught fire.

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Yonge Street will be closed in all directions between 19th Avenue and Jefferson Side Road for investigation.

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