Man struck and killed by taxi in Scarborough

It happened in the Danforth Road and Birchmount area

A man has succumbed to his injuries after being struck by a taxi during the early morning hours on Wednesday.

It was just before 1:30 when he was struck on Danforth Road and Hibberts Drive, which is near Birchmount.

Toronto EMS say he was rushed to a trauma centre with life-threatening injuries

The victim is reportedly in his 50's.

Police say the taxi driver is cooperating with their investigation and there's no word if charges will be laid.

The intersection of Danforth Road and Birchmount Road remains closed.

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