Traffic Fatality #6/2021,
Danforth Avenue and Main Street
Broadcast time: 21:00
Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Unit: Traffic Services
Case #: 2021-772458
The Toronto Police Service is making the public aware of a fatal collision.
On Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at 3:10 p.m., police responded to a report of a personal injury collision involving a pedestrian and a dump truck on Danforth Avenue and Main Street.
It is reported that:
- a 82-year-old woman in a wheelchair was crossing from the south east corner to the north east corner of Danforth Avenue and Main Street.
- a 53-year-old man was driving a dump truck northbound on Main Street, turned right to head eastbound on Danforth Ave and struck the woman in the wheelchair using the crosswalk.
- the woman succumbed to her injuries at the scene.
The 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 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 or Google Play.
For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.
Constable Alex Li, Corporate Communications, for Detective Zeeshan Dhukai, Traffic Services, for Superintendent Scott Baptist, Traffic Services