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Police seeking information on deadly wheel separation

TORONTO, Ont. -- Police are asking for information after a tire believed to be from a tractor-trailer became detached and killed a motorist.


TORONTO, Ont. — Police are asking for information after a tire believed to be from a tractor-trailer became detached and killed a motorist.

A woman died early this morning on the QEW after her vehicle was struck by the errant wheel. No truck remained at the scene, but according to local media, police claim the driver may not have noticed the wheel separation. Police are unsure if it was a spare tire or a tire that was mounted to the vehicle.

The truck was headed southbound (towards Niagara) early this morning. Police were notified at about 6:45 a.m., according to CP24. Anyone with info is asked to call police at 905-681-2511.


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