1 dead, 1 injured after being hit by truck in Toronto’s Port Lands: police

Emergency crews at the scene of a collision in Toronto's Port Lands on Monday. Andrew Collins / Global News

Toronto police say one pedestrian is dead and a second is injured after they were hit by a truck in the Port Lands on Monday.

Police said on Twitter that emergency crews were called to the area of Cherry and Polson streets at 9:08 p.m.

Officers said the collision was “believed to be deliberate” amid reports of a dispute just before the incident.

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One person died at the scene while the second victim suffered non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Toronto paramedics told Global News the victim who died was a man.

Police said the truck fled the area and was described as having “a matte military green wrap.”

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The driver was reported to be a five-foot-ten man in his 20s who was wearing a white shirt and black pants.


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