Canada Off-duty police officer, passenger killed in Mississauga crash

23:31  10 september  2017
23:31  10 september  2017 Source:   Metro News

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An off - duty Peel police officer who was driving the car and one passenger died at the scene of the crash at Avonhead Rd. and Lakeshore Rd. early Saturday. A second passenger was taken to hospital.

An off - duty Peel police officer and his passenger were killed in a single-vehicle crash in Mississauga early Saturday morning. It happened just before 3 a.m. near Lakeshore and Avonhead roads.

An off-duty Peel police officer and a passenger were killed after the car he was driving was involved in a single-vehicle crash in Mississauga. A second passenger in the car was taken to hospital.: Off-duty police officer, passenger killed in Mississauga crash © BERNARD WEIL / TORONTO STAR FILE Off-duty police officer, passenger killed in Mississauga crash

An off-duty Peel police officer was one of two people killed early Saturday morning when the car he was driving was involved in a single vehicle crash in Mississauga, police said.

Peel police confirmed that the officer, who was driving the car, and one passenger, were pronounced dead at the scene just before 3 a.m. at the intersection of Avonhead Rd. and Lakeshore Rd.

Peel police Const. Rachel Gibbs confirmed one other passenger in the car was taken to hospital in serious condition following the crash.

“The flags will now fly at half-mast out of respect for our fallen friend,” said Peel Police Chief Jennifer Evans in a statement Saturday.

The Peel police said Toronto police would take over the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators with Toronto Police Traffic Services at 416-808-1900.

'We got lucky nobody died': Multi-vehicle crash in Surrey, B.C., sends 3 to hospital .
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