1 dead, 2 injured after separate collisions near same north-end Toronto intersection

A woman has died after a crash near Avenue Road and Lawrence Avenue West. Shallima Maharaj / Global News

Officials say three people have been injured, one of whom was rushed to hospital in life-threatening condition, after two collisions near the same intersection in Toronto‘s north end.

Toronto police said officers and paramedics were called to Avenue Road and Lawrence Avenue West at around 5:30 p.m. on Thursday with reports that a taxi lost control.

A spokesperson told Global News the car crashed into multiple vehicles as well as a TTC bus.

Toronto Paramedics said a woman, who is believed to be in her 40s, was taken to hospital with critical injuries.

Police said she later died from her injuries. A second person was also taken to hospital in serious condition.

About 40 minutes after the crash, police said a pedestrian in the same area was struck by a vehicle. The spokesperson said the pedestrian’s injuries are believed to be serious.

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