Toronto police have released a graphic video of an intentional hit and run that killed a teen boy in East York last month.
According to police, 16-year-old Matthew Dreaver was killed in the early morning hours on October 7 after he was intentionally struck by an SUV in the area of Woodbine Avenue and O’Connor Drive.
When officers arrived at the scene, they report locating a male with obvious trauma. He was taken to hospital by paramedics, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.
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Investigators now allege an SUV mounted the curb and struck the victim intentionally from behind.
Police say the suspects then fled the Cedarvale Avenue/Bracebridge Avenue area westbound on Bracebridge Avenue, then northbound on Woodbine Avenue, then eastbound on O’Connor Drive, then eastbound on St. Clair Avenue East.
The SUV is believed to be a dark blue or black 2007-2012 Hyundai Santa Fe and police say it might possibly have front-end damage.
Investigators have also released a video of the hit and run.
Warning: The video is graphic in nature.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), or online.