Police Investigate Pedestrian Collisions
Police are investigating a number of collisions involving pedestrians across the Greater Toronto Area on Thursday morning.
No fewer than 6 pedestrians have been struck with two of them being fatalities.
Two of the six collisions were hit and runs.
The most recent was just before 7a.m., on Eglinton near Bathurst where a man was struck. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene and the man was taken to Sunnybrook Hospital with serious injuries.
Around the same time on Lawrence Ave. W. east of Dufferin St. a woman was struck and killed. Police say she was hit by at least two vehicles and are trying to figure out the chain of events.
Around 8 a.m., an elderly woman was hit by a vehicle on Staines Road in the area of Morningside and Old Finch. Police say the woman got up after being struck and walked around a bit but then collapsed. She was rushed to Sunnybrook Hospital with unknown injuries.
Around 7:45 a.m., a pedestrian was hit on Markham Road north of Lawrence. No word on the condition of that person.
York Regional Police are now looking for a silver Mercedes SUV after a man's body was found on the roadway in Richmond Hill at around 3:30 a.m.
Back here in Toronto, a man was struck at Bay St. and Elm St. by a taxi.
He was taken to hospital with a leg injury.