Pedestrian suffering life-threatening injuries after being struck by vehicle at crosswalk

Dec 30 2019, 7:56 am

A pedestrian is suffering from life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle at a crosswalk over the weekend.

On Saturday, December 28 at approximately 5:40 pm, police reportedly responded to a call for a collision that occurred near Martin Grove Road at Dixon Road in the city’s north-west end.

Police say that a 51-year-old man was crossing Dixon Road at Martin Grove Road using the west crosswalk. At the same time, a 20-year-old man was driving a blue 2005 Volvo north on Martin Grove Road, turning left onto Dixon Road.

The 51-year-old was struck, officials say, and was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police are asking local residents, businesses, and drivers who may have security or dash camera footage of the area or incident to contact investigators.

Anyone with information can contact police at 416-808-1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online, on Facebook, or by texting TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).