Man dead after being struck by vehicle in Etobicoke – Toronto | The Canadian News

An 84-year-old man has died after he was struck by a vehicle that was exiting a gas station in Etobicoke Friday afternoon, Toronto police say.

Emergency crews were called to the scene at Islington Avenue and The Queensway shortly after 3 p.m.

Toronto Police Staff Sgt. Paul Lentsch said a driver leaving a gas station on the northwest corner when the victim, who was walking on the north sidewalk, was struck.

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The man was taken to hospital where he died. Lentsch said he was an Etobicoke resident.

The driver remained at the scene of the collision.

Toronto paramedics told Global News a woman was also taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. It’s not clear how exactly she was involved in the incident, but Lentsch said she may have been the driver and suffered shock.

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No charges have been laid. The investigation is ongoing.

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