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Private Property Fatality #2/2021,
610 University Avenue

Broadcast time: 10:10
Date: Thursday, May 27, 2021
Unit: Traffic Services
Phone: 416-808-1900
Case #: 2021-976739

On Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at approximately 2:30 p.m., police received a report of a collision involving a pedestrian and a motor vehicle at 610 University Avenue.

It is reported that:

- a 89-year-old man was leaving the Murray Street entrance of Princess Margaret Cancer Centre located at 610 University Avenue

- the man stepped between two stopped cars that were in the patient pick-up and drop-off driveway of the centre

- as the man stepped between the two vehicles, a 2012 Chevrolet Cruz being driven by a 65-year-old man, moved forward and struck the man

- the man was then pinned between the Chevrolet and a stationary 2017 Toyota Sienna minivan, being driven by a 45-year-old man

- the man was transported to hospital but succumbed to his injuries

The investigation is ongoing by members of Traffic Services.

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 Alex Li, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Tony Clifford, Traffic Services, for Superintendent Scott Baptist, Traffic Services