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Man dead after crashing vehicle into pole in Etobicoke, splitting car in half

A photo of the crash scene on Martin Grove Road just south of Steeles Avenue in Etobicoke. Adam Dabrowski / Global News

Toronto police say a 25-year-old man has died after crashing his vehicle into a pole in Etobicoke on Thursday night.

Duty Insp. Michael Williams said a Nissan Altima was travelling northbound on Martin Grove Road, just south of Steeles Avenue West, at around 11:45 p.m. when it crashed into the pole.

The man suffered critical injuries and he was pronounced dead at the scene, Williams said.

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“From the damage you can see behind me, speed appears to be a factor,” Williams told reporters. “The car was actually sheared in half.”

Williams also said the driver was ejected from the vehicle.

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The roads in the area were closed for the collision reconstruction investigation.

A photo of the crash scene on Martin Grove Road just south of Steeles Avenue in Etobicoke. Nick Westoll / Global News

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