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Pedestrian critically injured in downtown Toronto hit-and-run: police

Emergency crews at the scene of the collision on Friday. Andrew Collins / Global News

Toronto police say a pedestrian was critically injured after a hit-and-run downtown on Friday.

Police tweeted about the incident, which happened in the Sherbourne and Front streets area, after 10 p.m.

Officers said paramedics were advised of a person who had been hit by a vehicle.

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The victim was reported to be in life-threatening condition and was rushed to hospital.

Police said the driver fled the scene.

A suspect vehicle description was not provided.

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