2 children taken to hospital with serious injuries following 3-vehicle collision in Ajax

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Two children have been transported to hospital after suffering serious injuries in a three-vehicle collision on Highway 401 in Ajax Friday evening.

Ontario Provincial Police spokesperson Dan Hunter said a call about the crash came in around 5:30 p.m.

The OPP confirmed a boy and girl, both under the age of six, were taken to SickKids.

A woman was also taken to a local hospital suffering a hip injury.

Police said the crash was a "rear-end" collision and that it is under investigation.

Officers are asking any witnesses or drivers with dashcam footage to contact them.