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Fatal collision #38/2017,
Steeles Avenue East, west of Tapscott Road

Broadcast time: 14:48
Tuesday, August 29, 2017

42 Division

Case #: 17-1553173

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, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Constable Clint Stibbe, Traffic Services