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Man dead after crash involving car and TTC bus in Scarborough

The scene of the collision in Scarborough early Sunday. Adam Dabrowski / Global News

Toronto police say a 23-year-old man is dead after a crash between a car and a TTC bus in Scarborough early Sunday.

Police said emergency crews were called to Kingston and Port Union roads at 1:38 a.m. for reports of a collision.

Officers said the man was operating a car travelling west on Kingston Road when there was a crash involving TTC bus travelling north on Port Union Road. Police added that there was a “significant impact and damage.”

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“The 23-year-old man entered the intersection on a red traffic signal, and was struck by the northbound TTC bus,” police said.

The driver of the car was unconscious and trapped. He died at the scene.

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Officers said the TTC bus was out of service and there weren’t any passengers onboard. The bus driver, a 61-year-old man, was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Roads were closed for the investigation.

Toronto police’s Traffic Services unit is now looking into the crash.

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