DRIVER HOSPITALIZED AFTER TRUCK BLAZE

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — An unidentified 28-year-old truck driver is in hospital today with serious injuries after a mysterious truck fire here yesterday morning.

Peel Regional Police and Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services were called to the area of Creekbank Road and Aimco Boulevard, at around 1:15 a.m. on Tuesday, in response to the fire.

Upon arriving, the police noted the vehicle — a 1998 Kenworth — was already fully engulfed in flames.

The Mississauga-based driver suffered serious injuries to most of his body. He was transported to Sunnybrook Health Science Centre and is currently listed in serious condition.

The Ontario Fire Marshall’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire. Anyone with information about the incident are asked to call Peel Regional Police at 905-453-2121 ext. 1233 or Peel Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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