Man seriously injured after falling from bridge to TTC tracks

A Toronto Police Service cruiser. File / Global News

Toronto Police say a man has life-threatening injuries after falling from a bridge onto transit tracks on Tuesday afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to Yonge Street and Roxborough Street East, just north of Bloor Street, at around 1:04 p.m.

Police initially said a male construction worker had fallen from a bridge onto TTC tracks. In an update, police said the injured man was not a construction worker but was wearing a construction vest.

The man was taken to hospital in life-threatening condition, police said.

Investigators said to expect delays in the area for motorists. TTC has advised there is no service between Bloor-Yonge and Eglinton and shuttle buses are being deployed.

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