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18-year-old man injured in downtown Toronto crash dies in hospital

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WATCH ABOVE: (Dec. 27) Toronto police are looking for video in connection with a collision in downtown Toronto that sent multiple people to hospital. Two cars collided and one rolled onto a sidewalk, injuring pedestrians at the corner of Yonge and Richmond streets. Morganne Campbell has more in this report – Dec 27, 2021

Police say an 18-year-old man who was injured in a downtown Toronto crash last week has died in hospital.

Toronto police said he died Saturday after he was rushed to hospital in life-threatening condition from the scene of the Dec. 26 collision at Yonge and Richmond streets.

Emergency crews were called to the crash just after 2 p.m.

Police said a silver Kia, driven by a 22-year-old man, was travelling westbound in the left lane at the same time a white Hyundai driven by a 32-year-old man was also heading westbound but in the middle lane.

Read more: 8 injured, 5 seriously, after crash in downtown Toronto

Investigators said the Hyundai turned left, crossing the path of the Kia and they collided. The Kia rolled on its side and struck multiple pedestrians.

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Eight people were injured. Two suffered life-threatening injuries.

Police said their investigation into the collision is ongoing. Anyone with information or relevant video footage is being asked to contact police at 416-808-1900 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

—With files from Gabby Rodrigues

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