1 dead, 5 injured after Richmond Hill crash

Bryann Aguilar, CTV News Toronto
Published Sunday, August 18, 2019 10:03PM EDT
Last Updated Sunday, August 18, 2019 11:02PM EDT

York Regional police say at least one person is dead after a multi-vehicle crash in Richmond Hill on Sunday night.

Police were called just before 9:30 p.m. in the area of Yonge Street and Jefferson Forest Drive for report of a crash.

A vehicle had reportedly flipped and caught fire, said police.

York paramedics said one person was pronounced dead at the scene.

They transported five people to hospital: three to local hospital and two to a Toronto hospital.

Yonge St. is closed between Jefferson Side Road and 19th Avenue in Richmond Hill.