Woman, 80, dead after being struck by vehicle in downtown Toronto

Police at the scene of a fatal collision at Bay and College streets in Toronto on Friday. Global News

An 80-year-old woman is dead after she was struck by a vehicle in downtown Toronto Friday morning, police say.

Toronto police said emergency crews were called to the scene at Bay and College streets at 11:44 a.m.

In a news release, police said an 80-year-old woman was driving a Honda southbound on Bay Street when she turned right to go west on College Street.

The victim, also an 80-year-old woman, was struck within a crosswalk as she was heading north across College Street, police said.

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Police said she was stuck under a car after the collision.

She was freed but sustained life-threatening injuries, and was then taken to hospital where she died.

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Police said the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers anonymously.

The scene of the collision at Bay and College streets. Global News


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