So, now I know...
At least one person was killed tonight in a single car crash in the northwest end of Mississauga.
Peel Regional Police confirmed at least one person died in the accident, but were not able to say whether the person was a pedestrian or one of three people riding in the vehicle that crashed as it was heading south along Glen Erin Dr., just south of Thomas St.
People gathered around the scene said there was a woman walking on the sidewalk at the time.
Details of the accident were sketchy, but it appears the car, a Pontiac, spun out of control. It uprooted and sheared a tree in half in front of a house on Glen Erin Dr., crossed three properties on the west side of the street and came to rest on its roof in the back yard of a house at the corner of Glen Erin and Duncairn Dr.
The front bumper of the car could be seen draped over the fence in the yard where the vehicle came to rest.
This happened about a block from our house last night. Now I know why there were all of those blinking lights and sirens yesterday...