Woodbine Avenue and O’Connor Drive,
Second video released
Broadcast time: 11:40
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Case #: 2019-1930830
On Monday, October 7, 2019, at 2:26 a.m., police responded to a call for a Fail to Remain collision where a pedestrian was struck in the Woodbine Avenue/O'Connor Drive area.
Once on scene, officers located a person with obvious trauma. He was taken to hospital by paramedics, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.
See initial news release.
See subsequent news release.
Investigators now allege:
- an SUV mounted the curb and struck the victim intentionally from behind
- the suspects then fled the Cedarvale Avenue/Bracebridge Avenue area westbound on Bracebridge Avenue, then northbound on Woodbine Avenue, then eastbound on O’Connor Drive, then eastbound on St. Clair Avenue East
- the SUV is believed to be a 2007-2012 Hyundai Santa Fe, dark blue or black, possibly with front-end damage
Investigators are also releasing a video which can be viewed on Youtube. The Toronto Police Service would like to warn the public that the video is graphic in nature.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, 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.
For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.
Constable Victor Kwong, Corporate Communications, for Detective Les Dunkley, Homicide