A 16-year-old boy is dead and two other teens are injured after a car went off the road and hit a pole in Scarborough.
Emergency crews were called to Brimley Road near McNicoll Avenue just before 1:30 a.m. Friday.
The teenage driver suffered critical injuries and died in hospital. He has been identified as Hanzala Tariq, according to Durham District School Board.
The school board released a statement confirming Tariq attended Anderson Collegiate Vocational Institute in Whitby.
Two passengers are also injured. Police initially said the front-seat passenger is a 16-year-old boy, but police later said he is 14. He remains in hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The other teen who was sitting in the back seat has minor injuries.
The area is closed to traffic.
16 y/o driver dead..16 y/o front passenger in critical condition..16 y/o rear passenger minor injuries after this horrific high-speed crash on Brimley near McNicoll. Mercedes went off road and hit pole sideways-caving in drivers side. It appears driver lost control on wet road pic.twitter.com/kIUVUZnd6V
— carl hanstke (@carl680) May 10, 2019
16 year old boy dead, two other teens in hospital after a crash on Brimley near McNicoll. Family of the boy tell us he’s from Whitby and say his parents were not aware their vehicle had been taken overnight. @BTtoronto @CityNews pic.twitter.com/HU5eqRGuhD
— Tammie Sutherland (@citytammie) May 10, 2019