TORONTO – A man has succumbed to injuries sustained after he fell and was struck by a float during the 46th annual Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival Parade.
Toronto police confirmed they responded to a call of a struck pedestrian in the area of Lake Shore Boulevard West and Dowling Avenue at 8:50 p.m.
An 18-year-old man had reportedly fallen from parade float and was subsequently struck by it.
The man was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he later died.
Police are asking anyone with information regarding this incident to contact police at 416-808-1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at http://www.222tips.com.