Weekend Reads One dead, two injured after two collisions in five hour span on Toronto streets

14:07  05 october  2017
14:07  05 october  2017 Source:   thestar.com

Two people struck and killed in two Scarborough collisions

  Two people struck and killed in two Scarborough collisions Two people struck and killed in two Scarborough collisionsTwo people are dead after being struck by a vehicle in separate collisions in Scarborough Thursday.

Two woman are dead , and a man is seriously injured after two collisions in a five - hour span overnight in Toronto . The first fatal injury occurred near York Mills and Don Mills Rds. after a hit and run.

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A woman in her 60s was killed after a hit and run on York Mills Rd., west of Don Mills Rd. at 11:15 p.m. © Victor Biro A woman in her 60s was killed after a hit and run on York Mills Rd., west of Don Mills Rd. at 11:15 p.m.

A woman is dead, and two are seriously injured after two collisions in a five hours span overnight in Toronto.

The fatal injury occurred near York Mills and Don Mills Rds. after a hit and run. At around 11:10 p.m., a woman in her 60s was walking on the sidewalk when she was struck by a 2014 or 2015 blue Nissan Rogue, said Toronto Police Traffic Services spokesperson Const. Clint Stibbe.

Paramedics confirmed the woman had no vital signs when paramedics arrived and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are now searching for the vehicle. The identity of the driver remains unknown and the identity of the deceased woman has not been released.

About four hours later around 3:30 a.m., on Yonge St. north of Lawrence Ave., Toronto police said a man and a woman were struck by a vehicle as they were hailing a cab.

The woman suffered from life-threatening injuries while the man remains in serious but stable condition, said paramedics. Both people are in their 20s.

Police said the driver of the car remained at the scene. Investigators have shut down several blocks of Yonge St. in both directions just north of Lawrence Ave.

Investigations into both collisions are still ongoing.

Toronto woman, 28, charged in fatal sidewalk hit-and-run .
A woman has been arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run in North York. Erin Wright, 28, of Toronto, has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death, failure to stop at the scene of an accident causing death and obstructing police.

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