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Personal Injury Collision #05/2019,
Now Fatal #08/2019
Dufferin Street and Eglinton Avenue West

Broadcast time: 08:53
Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Traffic Services

Case #: 2019-97665

On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at 1:32 p.m., police responded to a call for a Personal Injury Collision that occurred on Dufferin Street south of Eglinton Avenue West

It is reported that:

- a 27-year-old man was driving an Infiniti on southbound Dufferin Street south of Eglinton Avenue West

- a 75-year-old man was walking across Dufferin Street from the east to the west side

- the vehicle struck the pedestrian

- the pedestrian sustained life threatening injuries and was transported to hospital

On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, the pedestrian succumbed to his injuries.

Police are asking local residents, business, 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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Sergeant Alex Crews, Traffic Services, for Superintendent Scott Baptist, Traffic Services