Driver critically injured after crashing into several trees, ravine in Toronto’s west end: police

The scene of the crash in the area of Royal York Road and Bloor Street West. Global News

A driver was left with critical injuries after crashing into several trees and a ravine in Toronto’s west end, police say.

Toronto police said emergency crews responded to the scene across from 800 Royal York Road, south of Bloor Street West, just before 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Police said a 2014 white Mercedes Sprinter van was heading southbound on Royal York Road when the driver lost control.

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The vehicle went off the roadway before crashing into several trees and a ravine, police said.

The 66-year-old driver was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

There is no word on what may have led to the incident.

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Police have asked anyone with information or video footage from the area of the crash to contact investigators at 416-808-1900 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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