84-year-old man critically injured in Toronto hit and run

Nov 23 2019, 12:42 pm

Police are searching for the suspect in a hit and run that sent an elderly man to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The collision happened Friday night around 11:30 pm in midtown Toronto, according to police. They say a blue Volkswagen SUV travelling westbound on St Clair Avenue hit the 84-year-old man while he was crossing near Christie Street.

The driver reportedly slowed down for a moment before continuing west on St Clair, according to a Toronto Police Service news release. The driver was last seen near Keele Street.

Police say the suspect vehicle’s license plate is CKKE 113, and it could have front end damage. They’re asking anyone with information to contact them at 416-808-1900 or Crime Stoppers at 416-222-8477.