November 9, 2018 8:43 am
Updated: November 9, 2018 9:35 pm

Woman killed, man seriously injured after being struck by vehicle in Scarborough

WATCH: A 59-year-old female pedestrian was killed Friday morning while she was waiting for the bus. As Catherine McDonald reports, one witness says a SUV mounted the curb quickly and no one saw it coming.


A woman is dead and a man was seriously injured after being hit by a vehicle in east-end Toronto.

Police said they responded to a call around 6:49 a.m. Friday in the area of Birchmount Road and Ellesmere Road.

Authorities said a vehicle jumped a curb and struck one pedestrian before hitting another standing near a bus stop. It eventually stopped at a parking lot.

Police said two TTC buses were stopped westbound on Ellesmere just west of Birchmount when the vehicle traveling westbound veered onto the sidewalk.

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Toronto paramedics said a 59-year-old woman was located without vital signs and was later pronounced dead. A 32-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said the 46-year-old driver of the vehicle remained at the scene.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact investigators at 416-808-1900 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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