Police looking for security and dash cam footage of collision that sent 3 pedestrians to hospital

Aug 6 2019, 1:08 pm

The Toronto Police have asked the public for security and dash cam footage of a collision that sent three pedestrians to hospital in downtown Toronto over the weekend.

Police say they were called to the intersection of King and Bay on Saturday, August 3, around 3 pm, after receiving reports that a vehicle struck multiple pedestrians before hitting a pole.

According to police, a 27-year-old man was driving a vehicle eastbound on King Street West when the vehicle-mounted the curb and continued to travel eastbound on the sidewalk.

The vehicle then struck three pedestrians on the sidewalk before colliding with a concrete sign.

The driver and the three pedestrians were taken to hospital, with one pedestrian suffering from life-threating injuries.

Police said the driver was arrested for “possibly” being impaired.

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Law enforcement says the investigation is ongoing by members of traffic services.

Police are now 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 is asked to contact police at 416-808-1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), or online.

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