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Traffic Incident,
Yonge Street and Merton Street area

Broadcast time: 15:30
Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Traffic Services

Case #: 2020-1604019

The Toronto Police Service would like to advise the public about a traffic incident.

On Tuesday August 24, 2020, at 7:15 p.m., police received a report of a man and a bicycle found just off the roadway in the Yonge Street and Merton Street area.

It is reported that:

- a 37-year-old man was found on the ground unconscious off the roadway on Yonge Street, just south of Merton Street, along with a bicycle

- he was transported to Sunnybrook Hospital in serious condition and remains unconscious at this time

There is no evidence, at this time, that this was a collision but officers from Traffic Services continue to investigate and urge witnesses to come forward.

Police are asking local residents, businesses, 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 or Google Play.

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Constable Michelle Flannery, Corporate Communications, for Detective Graeme Philipson, Traffic Services, for Superintendent Scott Baptist, Traffic Services