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Fail to Remain Fatal Collision #1/2022,
Lawrence Avenue East near Brockley Drive

Broadcast time: 09:00
Date: Friday, January 7, 2022
Unit: Traffic Services
Phone: 416-808-1900
Case #: 2022-36960

On Thursday, January 6, 2022, at approximately 7:42 p.m., police responded to a report of a Personal Injury collision on Lawrence Avenue East near Brockley Drive.

It is reported that:

- a 78-year-old man was crossing Lawrence Avenue East mid-block in a southerly direction, east of Brockley Drive

- a vehicle struck the man in the eastbound lanes and failed to remain

- the man was taken to hospital where he was pronounced deceased

The vehicle is described as a dark coloured sedan and will have damage to the front bumper and headlight areas.

This investigation is ongoing by members of traffic services.

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 Laura Brabant, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Scott Matthews, Traffic Services, for Superintendent Scott Baptist, Traffic Services