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SIU investigate late night crash

A police pursuit ends when a minivan crashes into another vehicle, injuring 6 people.

The Special Investigations Unit has been called in to investigate a serious late night crash in the city’s east end.

The crash occurred shortly after midnight near Pharmacy Avenue and Lawrence Avenue East.

Investigators say a police pursuit took place when the suspect car and another vehicle collided.

Six people were taken to hospital. There are reports one person has died.

The police chase began at Midland Avenue and Ellesmere Road where officers spotted a break and enter at a Herbal Magic store.

The area was shut down to traffic in all directions for most of the morning while the SIU conducted their investigation.

Investigators are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this incident to contact the Unit at 416-622-1988.

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