Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in collision in downtown Toronto crosswalk


A 34-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries after she was hit by a vehicle in downtown Toronto, police said in a news release Monday.

Officers received a call just before 7 p.m. on Saturday about a collision near King St. E. and Sackville St. A woman was walking through a crosswalk on King St. E. when a vehicle travelling east struck her, police said.

Toronto police are investigating after a 34-year-old woman was hit by a vehicle Saturday.
Toronto police are investigating after a 34-year-old woman was hit by a vehicle Saturday.  (Andrew Lahodynskyj / Toronto Star File Photo)

She was rushed to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. The 55-year-old female driver remained at the scene.

Police are asking anyone who may have security or dash cam footage of the incident to contact investigators at 416-808-1900 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

Two other pedestrians were hit Monday night in separate incidents, police say.

They received the call regarding the first collision shortly before 5 p.m. A woman in her 60s suffered serious, but not-life-threatening head and leg injuries after being hit by a car near Bay and Dundas Sts.

The second collision took place around 5:20 p.m. near Dufferin St. and Glen Park Ave. A woman also believed to be in her 60s was taken to hospital with minor injuries after she was struck by a vehicle.

Claire Floody is a breaking news reporter, working out of the Star’s radio room in Toronto. Follow her on Twitter: @claire_floody





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