NewsAlert: At least 3 dead in Highway 400 pileup

At least 14 vehicles were involved in the collision

Officers say the crash involved two fuel tankers and three transport trucks, sparking a massive blaze on the road.

Officials said the fatal accident had come less than hour after a three-vehicle collision that happened a few hundred metres further north on Highway 400.

The crash, which involved two fuel tanker trucks, caused a huge fire. "By the time they [officers] got there people were running for their lives". "Vehicles ripped in half and crumpled up into twisted metal". Emergency crews had to let the fire burn itself out, and water had to be trucked in because there were no fire hydrants in the area.

Reports have suggested that one transport truck then collided into the vehicles ahead and caused the massive fire. The northbound and southbound lanes of Highway 400 are now closed and police have said these closures will be in effect for most of the day.

One witness told CBC Toronto that a transport truck slammed into the back of another truck, initiating the pileup.

Several people were rushed to hospital but their injuries are not life-threatening. "My thoughts are with those who lost a loved one in the horrific crash on Highway 400".

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Members of the OPP's emergency response team are now on scene searching the charred vehicles and Schmidt said that forensics officials will likely help with the identification of victims.

Commercial Motor Vehicles will be encouraged to use either County Road 27 or the 10th Side Road as an alternate route.

Hawkes said that collisions involving transport trucks only represent about 12 per cent of crashes on Ontario highways but account for 25 per cent of all fatalities.

"I deal with so many incredible fleets and I don't buy that it is just the problem of truck drivers, so we have to focus on the bad apples", he said.

This video, taken by an onlooker on Highway 400 between Highways 88 and 89 near Bradford West Gwillimbury, showed flames erupting from the scene.

A screenshot image of Google Maps showing the closure on Hwy.

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