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17-year-old charged after Tesla crashes into North York townhouse – Toronto

17-year-old charged after Tesla crashes into North York townhouse - Toronto
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Toronto police say they have charged a 17-year-old after a vehicle crashed into a townhouse in North York Thursday night.



Police said they responded to calls for a collision just before midnight on Jan. 4 on Parkway Forest Drive, near Highway 404 and Sheppard Avenue.

An SUV had reportedly crashed into the back of the home after veering off the road and crossing the sidewalk.

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The Tesla made contact with the townhouse, breaking through into the living space, police said.

Fire officials evacuated the building containing five separate units after they discovered a gas line had been damaged.

First responders said five people were initially transported to hospital with serious injuries, including three occupants of the home and two passengers in the vehicle.

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In an update Friday morning, Toronto Fire District Chief Peter Rappos said three people had been released from hospital.

Police say they have charged the 17-year-old driver under the Highway Traffic Act and the investigation into the circumstances of the collision is ongoing.

— with files from Gabby Rodriguez

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