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Woman, 66, killed in west-end collision

01/26/2012 11:25 EST | Updated 03/27/2012 05:12 EDT

A fatal traffic collision in west-end Toronto has claimed the life of a 66-year-old woman.

The crash occurred at the intersection of Islington Avenue and Dixon Road. Police were called to the scene just after 9 a.m.

Const. Clinton Stibbe said an eastbound Toyota Camry was turning north onto Islington Avenue when it was hit on its passenger side by a westbound school bus.

Stibbe said that there were two people in the Camry, while the driver was the only person on board the bus.

The driver of the Camry was a 74-year-old man, who was taken to hospital with chest pains.

His passenger, the 66-year-old woman, had to be extricated from the vehicle. She succumbed to her injuries.

The driver of the school bus was taken to hospital to be treated for minor back and neck injuries.

The school bus came to rest against the front of a stationary TTC bus that was stopped on Islington Avenue.

Stibbe said the intersection will remain closed for a few hours as police investigate.

So far, there are no indications that speed or weather conditions were factors in the crash.

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