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Fatal collision #49/2018,
St. Clair Avenue East and Jeanette Street,
Update,
Security video of vehicle of interest released,
Police appealing to witnesses for assistance



Broadcast time: 09:00
Thursday, September 27, 2018

41 Division
416-808-1900

Case #: 2018-178090


The Toronto Police is appealing to the public for assistance with an investigation into a traffic fatality.

On Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at 7:09 a.m., police responded to a Traffic Fatality in the St. Clair Avenue East and Jeanette Street area.

It is reported that:

- a 61-year-old man was crossing St. Clair Avenue East at the east side of Jeanette Street

- a Black Chrysler mini-van was travelling east on St. Clair Avenue East in the left lane and struck the man

- the driver of the mini-van fled the scene

- the pedestrian was rushed to a local hospital but succumbed to his injuries

See previous release

To view the security camera video released by Traffic Services, click here.

The Toronto Police is appealing to the public; but specifically to the people who were present at the time of the collision, as well as local residents with surveillance video on their homes, vehicles, and businesses. All details from witnesses are important and may assist in quickly identifying the driver and vehicle involved in the collision.

Anyone with information please call 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.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Sergeant Brett Moore, Traffic Services