WATCH ABOVE: 19-year-old Mitchell Irwin has been charged with criminal negligence causing death, dangerous driving causing death and fail to remain at the scene of an accident causing death. Marianne Dimain reports.
TORONTO – A Keswick, Ont., teen has been released on bail following his arrested in connection with Saturday’s deadly hit-and-run that killed a cyclist in Yorkville.
Mitchell Irwin, 19, ran from cameras as he left the courthouse Monday.
Irwin faces three charges including criminal negligence causing death and fail to remain at the scene of an accident causing death.
While in court Irwin sobbed, at times holding his head in his hands.
A 26-year-old man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle while trying to make a left turn from Avenue Road onto Davenport Road late Saturday. He was struck by a car heading north on Avenue Road. The driver then allegedly drove away from the scene, and was seen entering onto Highway 401.
Irwin turned himself in to police Sunday.
A makeshift memorial has been set up at the intersection where the collision occured. The victim’s name has not been released, but he was believed to have been from Burlington.
Mitchell Irwin will be back in court next month.
With files from Marianne Dimain