Tractor-trailer rear ends car on Hwy 401 in Toronto sending 3 men to hospital

Ontario Provincial Police say three men in their 20s are in life-threatening condition after a crash on Highway 401 in Toronto involving a tractor-trailer.

Police said the overnight crash on Wednesday happened on Highway 401 near Leslie Street.

A car slowed down due to construction when a tractor-trailer crashed into the back of it pushing it into the guardrail, police said.

Investigators said three men, ages 23, 25 and 29, were taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Photos released by OPP show significant damage to the front and back ends of the car and heavy front-end damage to the truck.

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The highway lanes were temporarily closed but have since reopened.

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