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Personal Injury Collision #43/2018,
The Queensway near Ellis Avenue

Broadcast time: 10:05
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Traffic Services

Case #: 2018-1812203

On Monday, October 1, 2018, at 6:22 a.m., police responded to a report of a pedestrian that had been struck by a TTC streetcar in the The Queensway and Ellis Avenue area.

It is reported that:

- a 53-year-old man was walking on the dedicated streetcar right-of-way

- a TTC streetcar was travelling eastbound and engaged its emergency braking system

- the man was struck by the TTC streetcar

- the man was injured and fell under the streetcar

- the man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries

Traffic Services is investigating and are seeking the assistance of 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, 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 Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Sergeant Brett Moore, Traffic Services