Pedestrian struck and killed after car mounts sidewalk in Scarborough

Pedestrian struck and killed after car mounts sidewalk in Scarborough
Woman, 59, struck and killed in Scarborough
Toronto police say the Nissan SUV was travelling westbound on Ellesmere Road toward Birchmount Road shortly before 6:49 a.m.

A TTC bus was stopped on the road just before the intersection, and two pedestrians were on the sidewalk near the bus.

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"And for some unknown reason [the vehicle] mounted the curb and struck the two pedestrians that were on the curb," said Sgt. Alex Crews.

One of the pedestrians was pronounced dead at the scene after emergency crews arrived. The other, a 32-year-old man, was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

A 59-year-old woman is dead and 32-year-old man has been rushed to hospital after they were struck by a vehicle in Scarborough.

The driver of the car remained at the scene. Police said it was too early to say if the 46-year-old woman would face any charges.

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A 59-year-old woman is dead and a 32-year-old man is in hospital after they were both struck by a vehicle that lost control on a Scarborough street Friday morning.

Ellesmere has been closed in both directions from Birchmount to Rolark Drive while police investigate.

It is reported that we had two TTC buses stopped at the transit stop there and we also had a motor vehicle travelling westbound in the curb lane and for some unknown reason this vehicle continued through the intersection, lost control, mounted the sidewalk going in between the two poles, Sgt. Alex Cruz told CP24 at the scene.

We know that dashboard camera is becoming very popular now. So if anyone was in the area around 6:30 and 6:39 this morning and does have dashboard camera that may have caught this collision on video, we ask you to contact our investigators as well, he said..

At that time, there was a female pedestrian that was struck by this vehicle and unfortunately she succumbed to her injuries on scene. The vehicle then continued on, striking a male pedestrian.

For some unknown reason, this vehicle continued through the intersection, lost control, mounted the sidewalk, going in between two poles, Toronto police Const. Alex Crews said.

The 32-year-old mans injuries have been described by officials as serious but non-life-threatening. He was taken from the scene to a trauma centre.

The driver of the vehicle involved in the collision remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation, police said.

Toronto police and TTC investigators at the scene of a fatal collision involving pedestrians, reportedly standing at a bus stop when struck, on Nov. 9, 2018.

Officers said they are looking into all possible circumstances that may have led to this incident, including mechanical and medical complications.

We are asking that anyone who was in the area at the time who witnessed the collision to contact investigators, Cruz said.