Toronto police searching for driver after 2 pedestrians struck in laneway

Police release this image of the suspected vehicle involved.
Police release this image of the suspected vehicle involved. Handout / Toronto Police

Toronto police have released a photo of the suspect vehicle wanted after two pedestrians were hit in a laneway early Tuesday.

Emergency crews were called to a laneway south of Queen Street West and Tecumseth Street, just west of Bathurst Street, at around 5:20 a.m.

A 31-year-old woman sustained life-threatening injuries along with a 40-year-old man who suffered non-life-threatening injuries, police said. Both pedestrians were taken to hospital.

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Police said the driver fled the scene and the vehicle involved is suspected to be a grey Jeep Wrangler.

According to investigators, the vehicle was travelling south on Tecumseth from Queen Street West and turned westbound onto the laneway, striking the man and woman.

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Anyone with information or video is asked to call police at 416-808-1900 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.