Toronto police are looking for witnesses after a vehicle struck and killed an 11-year-old boy earlier this week in Scarborough.
According to police, on Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at 3:30 pm, they received a call for a personal injury collision at Canongate Trail, near Ockwell Manor Drive, in the city’s east-end.
It is reported that a 75-year-old man was driving a 1998 Toyota Sienna northbound on Canongate Trail, when the boy attempted to cross the road.
Clarification on fatal Collision in Scarborough involving 11 year old boy. Direction of travel for boy crossing the street has not been confirmed, information on crossing direction was inaccurate. Police still seeking witnesses to Collision, please call 416-808-1900 pic.twitter.com/vLlvNmKc6x
— TPS Traffic Services (@TrafficServices) February 28, 2018
He was struck by the vehicle near a local public school.
The boy received life-threatening injuries and was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).