17-year-old among 3 pedestrians to die this week from collisions

Sep 25 2019, 6:49 am

A 17-year-old boy has died in hospital after being struck by a vehicle in Scarborough Monday evening, making him the third pedestrian to die in the city this week.

According to police, the boy was walking across Scarborough Golf Club Road near Confederation Drive.

As he crossed the street, a 21-year-old driving a 2004 Acura was travelling south on Scarborough Golf Club Road and struck the pedestrian.

Police say the boy was taken to hospital and later succumbed to his injuries.

Authorities are now asking local residents, businesses, and drivers, who may have security or dash-camera footage of the area or incident, to contact investigators, as the investigation remains ongoing by members of Traffic Services.

On Tuesday evening, a second pedestrian died, after a man was struck by a vehicle in the area of Danforth Avenue and Pharmacy Avenue.

Police say he was rushed to the hospital, but succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

A 97-year-old pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle earlier this month also died on Monday evening, according to police.

Authorities were called to the area of Warden and McNicoll avenues on September 6 at 6:30 am after receiving reports of a collision.

Police said a 28-year-old man driving a Honda Civic was travelling south on Warden Avenue when he struck the pedestrian.

The man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries but succumbed to his injuries on Monday, according to police.

Investigators are asking anyone who may have security or dashcam footage of the area or incident to contact police at 416-808-1900.