Fatal Collision #38/2019,
Sheppard Avenue East and Abbotsfield Gate
Broadcast time: 09:18
Saturday, August 31, 2019
Case #: 2019-1661234
On Friday, August 30, 2019, at approximately 10:23 p.m., police received reports of a collision in the area of Sheppard Avenue East between Abbotsfield Gate and Palmdale Dr.
It is reported that:
- a 35-year-old woman was crossing Sheppard Avenue East mid block from the south side to the north side of the street, on foot
- a motor vehicle which was travelling eastbound on Sheppard Avenue East struck the woman knocking her to the ground
- the driver of the vehicle continued eastbound on Sheppard Avenue East and did not stop, fleeing the scene
- Emergency Services arrived on scene and despite their efforts, the woman succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
- the involved vehicle is likely to have front end damage
The investigation is ongoing by members of Traffic Services.
Police are asking local residents, business, drivers, or anyone in the area who may have witnessed the collision, or have security or dash camera footage of the incident to please contact investigators immediately.
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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Constable Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Ali Khoshbooi, Traffic Services