Teenage driver facing criminal charges following Vaughan crash that claimed 4-year-old boy’s life

Ten-year-old girl fighting for her life in hospital

A young boy is dead following a tragic collision in Vaughan.

York Regional Police report that a vehicle went off the road and struck three people in a driveway on Athabasca Drive at around noon Sunday. A 10-year-old girl and a 4-year-old boy were rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries. The young boy has since died. The 10-year-old girl remains in critical condition. An adult male was treated at hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the vehicle was taken into custody. A 16-year-old male faces charges including dangerous driving causing death and criminal negligence causing death.