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Personal Injury Collision #53/2019,
Sheppard Avenue East at Markham Road

Broadcast time: 10:30
Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Traffic Services

Case #: 2019-1585918

On Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at approximately 3:15 p.m., police received a report of a collision in the area of Sheppard Avenue East at Markham Road.

It is reported that:

- a 26-year-old male driver was travelling east on Sheppard Avenue East and was turning left on to Markham Road

- at that time a 73-year-old male pedestrian was crossing Markham Road using the north crosswalk and was struck

- the 73-year-old man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries

The investigation is ongoing by members of Traffic Services.

Police are asking local residents, business, drivers, or anyone in the area who may have observed what happened or 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 Brett Moore, Traffic Services, for Superintendent Scott Baptist, Traffic Services