87-year-old man in life-threatening condition after being struck by vehicle in Toronto’s north end

A man in his 80s is in life-threatening condition after he was hit by a vehicle on Tuesday evening. Max Trotta/Global News

Toronto police say an 87-year-old man is in life-threatening condition after he was struck by a vehicle near York University Tuesday evening.

Police said emergency crews were called to the area of Jane Street and Shoreham Drive, south of Steeles Avenue West, at around 6:20 p.m. with reports a man hit by a car.

Investigators said a 79-year-old man was driving a grey Toyota Yaris northbound on Jane Street when the 87-year-old pedestrian was hit while was crossing Jane Street from the west to the east curb.

Police said the man was found in the middle of the intersection with head injuries. He was taken to hospital by paramedics with life-threatening injuries.

The driver remained at the scene.

The circumstances of the crash have not yet been determined as the investigation is ongoing. It’s not clear what, if any, charged were laid.

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