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Toronto police looking to ID pedestrian critically injured after being hit by vehicle

Toronto police say the collision happened at around 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Global News

Toronto police want to identify a man who is in life-threatening condition after he was hit by a vehicle in Toronto’s west end Tuesday evening, officials say.

Emergency crews were called to the area of Kipling Avenue and Finch Avenue West at around 7 p.m.

Police said the pedestrian was standing on a curb when a motorist driving eastbound on Finch Avenue struck the pedestrian as he walked onto the roadway.

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The pedestrian was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries by paramedics.

Investigators said despite their best efforts the pedestrian has not yet been identified and police are appealing to the public to help identify him.

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The pedestrian is described by police as being in his late 30s to early 40s with a brown complexion and has a medium build. At the time of the incident, he was wearing a gold and brown winter jacket, blue hoodie and black jeans, police said.