Pedestrian with life-threatening injuries after Toronto collision: police

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

One person was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Toronto around midnight on Sunday morning, police say.

In a tweet, Toronto police said they were called to the area of Kingston Road and Manse Road at around 12:13 a.m. for reports a pedestrian had been struck.

A 47-year-old woman was struck by a 2011 Ford Escape travelling eastbound along Highway 2A, an extension of Kingston Road as it crosses Col. Danforth Park, according to Toronto police.

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The pedestrian was taken to hospital under an emergency run with life-threatening injuries, police said.

The driver of the vehicle that struck them remained at the scene.

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Police are asking anyone with information and witnesses to contact Toronto police’s traffic services.

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