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On Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at 10:55 a.m., officers responded to a call for a collision at Eglinton Avenue East, west of Midland Avenue.

It is alleged that:

  • a TTC bus stopped on Eglinton Avenue East, west of Midland Avenue, to let off passengers
  • a 71-year-old woman exited the bus
  • as the operator pulled away, the woman fell and was struck by the bus
  • she was pronounced at the scene

On Tuesday, August 22, 2017, investigators from Traffic Services charged the TTC bus operator, a 58-year-old man, of Markham, with:

1) Careless Driving
2) Start From Stopped Position – Not In Safety

He is scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Thursday, September 28, 2017, 1:30 p.m., room C.