Man, 42, arrested after fatal hit-and-run in Toronto

The rear of a Toronto police cruiser is seen in this file photo. Isaac Callan/Global News

A man has been arrested and charged related to impaired driving following a fatal hit-and-run in Toronto on Saturday morning.

In a tweet, Toronto police said they were called to the area of Wilson Avenue and Clayson Avenue around 3:35 a.m. after reports a pedestrian had been struck.

Toronto paramedics transported the male pedestrian to hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said. He was pronounced dead at hospital.

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Police said the driver — a 42-year-old man — fled the scene but was located by officers.

The driver was arrested related to impaired driving, according to police.

Roads were closed in the area following the collision.

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