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Traffic Fatality #58/2021,
Lawrence Avenue East at Pharmacy Avenue

Broadcast time: 09:30
Date: Monday, December 20, 2021
Unit: Traffic Services
Phone: 416-808-1900
Case #: 2021-2433478

The Toronto Police Service is informing the public of a fatal collision.

On Saturday, December 18, 2021, at approximately 12:15 a.m., police responded to a collision in the Lawrence Avenue East and Pharmacy Avenue.

It is reported that:

- a 57-year-old woman was driving a blue Nissan Versa westbound on Lawrence Avenue East with the intent of turning left to southbound Pharmacy Avenue

- a 19-year-old man was driving a white Toyota Corolla eastbound on Lawrence Avenue East,
with a 24-year-old male passenger

- the Toyota entered the intersection striking the turning Nissan

- both vehicles suffered significant damage

- the woman was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries. She succumbed to her injuries at hospital

- the driver and passenger of the Toyota were also transported to hospital with minor

The investigation is ongoing by members of Traffic Services. Police are interested in speaking anyone who may have witnessed the collision as well as local residents, businesses or drivers who may have security or dash camera footage of the area or incident.

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 Edward Parks, Corporate Communications, for Detective Graeme Philipson for Superintendent Scott Baptist, Traffic Services