A major collision on Ontario's QEW highway has shut down all eastbound and westbound lanes in Burlington on Tuesday morning.
The Ontario Provincial Police said on Twitter that two individuals were pronounced deceased at the scene.
#BurlingtonOpp at scene of significant collision investigation #QEW eastbound and westbound at Brant st. QEW closed… https://t.co/FDgtLREGHQ— OPP Highway Safety Division (@OPP Highway Safety Division)1611662970.0
According to CTV News, three others were injured in the crash. Two have been transported to hospitals and one victim was taken to a trauma centre for critical care.*
The outlet reports that the accident may have involved four vehicles in total.*
All lanes remain closed between Brant Street and Guelph Line for investigation and cleanup, and authorities say to expect major delays.
Earlier this month, Highway 401 was shut down after a transport truck driver was trapped in his vehicle for over an hour in a serious collision.
*This article has been updated.