Toronto collision leaves 9 dead, 16 injured; suspect in custody

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TORONTO, ON – APRIL 23: Police inspect a van suspected of being involved in a collision injuring at least eight people at Yonge St. and Finch Ave. on April 23, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. A suspect is in custody after a white van collided with multiple pedestrians. (Photo by Cole Burston/Getty Images)

(CNN)- Nine people are dead and 16 are injured after the driver of a van plowed into multiple pedestrians in Toronto, police said. Investigators believe the crash may have been intentional.

The driver of a white van collided with multiple pedestrians on a busy street north of downtown Toronto on Monday, leaving numerous people injured along a trail of destruction stretching up to a mile, officials said.
Canada’s Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale said there are some casualties from the collisions, but didn’t offer details.

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