Elderly man in life-threatening condition after being hit by vehicle in downtown Toronto

Toronto police investigate a collision at Grange and Spadina avenues on Friday, May 24. An elderly man was rushed to hospital after being hit by a vehicle on Friday morning. Mark Bray/Global News

An elderly man has been rushed to hospital after being hit by a vehicle in Toronto’s downtown core on Friday morning, officials say.

Toronto police said they were called to Grange and Spadina avenues at around 9:47 a.m. for reports of a pedestrian-involved collision.

Paramedics told Global News they transported an elderly man to a trauma centre in serious condition. In a later update, police said the injuries were life-threatening.

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Police said the man is believed to be in his 70s.

The driver remained at the scene and the area is closed for the investigation.


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