On Sunday, August 27, 2017, at 8:54 p.m., police responded to a call for a personal injury collision at Steeles Avenue East, east of Tapscott Road.

It is reported that:

  • a man, 49, was driving a Honda Civic, westbound on Steeles Avenue East, approaching Tapscott Road
  • a woman, 77, was attempting to cross Steeles Avenue East, west of Tapscott Road
  • the woman was struck by the vehicle as she attempted to cross the road

The woman was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, where she was later pronounced.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.