A three-year-old child has died and another left with serious injuries after being struck by a car in Etobicoke on Tuesday morning, according to Toronto police.
Officers were called to the area of The East Mall and Burnhamthorpe Road at around 11:07 am for reports of a man and two children being struck by a car.
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Officers found one of the children unresponsive and another with life-threatening injuries.
The East Mall + Burnhamthorpe Rd
* 11:07 am *
– Man and 2 children struck
– 1 child unresponsive
– Reports child is VSA
– The other child has life threatening injuries
– Police o/s
– Rush requested on Medics
– Traffic will be closed in area#GO1501305
— Toronto Police Operations (@TPSOperations) August 11, 2020
At 11:51 am, Toronto Police updated that the three-year-old succumbed to their injuries and was pronounced dead.
The second child was taken to Sick Kids and the driver of the car was also taken to hospital.
Roads in the area are closed and will remain so until later into the afternoon.