Personal Injury Collision #54/2019,
Bay Street at College Street
Broadcast time: 08:25
Friday, August 23, 2019
Case #: 2019-1600712
On Thursday, August 22, 2019, at approximately 3:20 p.m., police received a report of a collision in the Bay Street at College Street area.
It is reported that:
• A 54-year-old man was driving a 2015 Toyota Highlander motor vehicle north on Bay Street at College Street
• It is believed that the driver disobeyed a red traffic signal at College Street and entered the intersection
• Several pedestrians were in the south pedestrian crosswalk of College Street at Bay Street at the time, crossing east and west. The driver struck four pedestrians.
• Two of the pedestrians, both women (69-year-old and 54-year-old) were carried into the intersection by the vehicle until it collided with a 2014 Toyota Corolla traveling west on College Street, operated by a woman, 24
• The 2014 Toyota Corolla collided with a 2017 Chevrolet Pick Up that was also travelling west on College Street. The pick up was operated by a man, 24
• The other two pedestrians struck (girl, 1-year-old, and man, 43-year-old) remained within the crosswalk
• 69-year-old female pedestrian – transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries
• 54-year-old female pedestrian – transported to hospital with serious injuries
• 1-year-old female pedestrian – transported to hospital with minor injuries
• 43-year-old male pedestrian – treated at the scene
• 24-year-old female driver of the Toyota Corolla – transported to hospital with serious injuries
• The other two drivers were not seriously injured and did not require transport to hospital
• At the time of this release, all seriously injured victims are in stable condition at hospital
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 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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Sergeant Brett Moore, Traffic Services, for Superintendent Scott Baptist, Traffic Services