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3 pedestrians, building struck by vehicle in Toronto’s north end

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WATCH ABOVE: 3 pedestrians struck by vehicle in North York. Miranda Anthistle reports – Feb 28, 2020

Toronto police say three people have been hit by a car that then struck a building in the city’s north end on Friday morning.

Emergency crews were called to Yonge Street and Park Home Avenue, just north of Sheppard Avenue, at around 8:11 a.m.

Police said the original report was that two pedestrians, a man and a woman, were hit by a car. When officers arrived on scene, they found a third victim, their gender is unknown.

Toronto Paramedics said they transported a man and a woman to a trauma centre with serious but non-life threatening injuries. The third was also transported to hospital with serious injuries.

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Police said the vehicle involved rolled over and struck a gas metre before hitting a building.

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The driver remained at the scene, police said.

Police said Enbridge Gas is on scene repairing the gas leak.

A second vehicle was seen at the scene but it is unclear its involvement in the collision.

The immediate area was closed off as a result of the gas leak and for the police investigation. Roads in the area re-opened around 10:30 a.m.

Emergency crews on scene after serious collision involving pedestrians on Yonge Street in North York. Enzo Arimini / Global News
Emergency crews on scene after serious collision involving pedestrians on Yonge Street in North York. Enzo Arimini / Global News

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