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Fatal collision #44/2018,
Twenty Sixth Street, near Laburnham Avenue



Broadcast time: 09:58
Friday, September 7, 2018

Traffic Services
416-808-1900

Case #: 2018-1644149


On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at 2:05 p.m., police responded to a call for a personal injury collision at Twenty Sixth Street, near Laburnham Avenue.

It is reported that:

- a man, 50, was the operator of a waste collection truck

- the man exited the vehicle and was operating the automated side loader portion of the vehicle to collect a trash receptacle

- for reasons not yet determined, the man was pinned between the automated side loader and a parked motor vehicle

The man received life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police are asking local residents, businesses, and drivers, who may have security or dash-camera footage of the area or incident, to contact investigators.

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, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, 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 Clint Stibbe, Traffic Services, for Superintendent Scott Baptist, Traffic Services