Elderly woman dead after collision in Toronto: police

A Toronto police logo is seen on the side of a vehicle in this file photo. Isaac Callan/Global News

Police say an elderly woman is dead after becoming trapped in a vehicle following a collision in Toronto.

In a tweet Friday just after 3:40 p.m., Toronto police said the collision occurred in the Victoria Park and Surrey Place area.

Police said two vehicles were involved in the collision.

Police said a Toyota Corolla being driven by an 74-year-old woman was turning left into a plaza from Victoria Park Avenue. As the car was making the turn, a Land Rover Ranger driven by a 26-year-old man collided with it.

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Officers said the passenger of one became trapped inside the vehicle and was not conscious or breathing.

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According to police, officers were at the scene providing CPR compressions through the car window.

Police said an elderly woman was “revived” and was taken to a local trauma centre for further treatment.

However, in an update, police said the 86-year-old passenger had succumbed to her injuries in hospital.

Police said two other people — the driver of each of the vehicles — were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

— with files from Global News’ Isaac Callan


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