October 10, 2018 11:42 am
Updated: October 10, 2018 1:18 pm

Elderly man on scooter suffers life-threatening injuries after west-end collision with truck

Man in his 70s riding scooter suffers life-threatening injuries after west-end collision with truck

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An elderly man riding a scooter was taken to hospital Wednesday morning with life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a truck in the city’s west end.

Police were called to the scene of Ossington Avenue and College Street at around 9:40 a.m. for reports of a two-vehicle collision.

Emergency crews found a man there in his 70s with a serious head injury. He was taken to a local trauma centre where he remains in life-threatening condition.

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The truck involved in the collision remained on scene, police said.

Roads in the area were closed while Traffic Services investigated, Wednesday morning but they have since reopened, police said.

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