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Traffic Fatality Collision #21/2021,
Southbound Highway 27 at Eglinton Avenue West,

Broadcast time: 12:55
Date: Thursday, July 22, 2021
Unit: Traffic Services
Phone: 416-808-1900
Case #: 2021-1373443

On Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at 7:38 p.m., police responded to a collision in the southbound lanes of Highway 27, south of Eglinton Avenue West.

It is reported that:

- a 1998 red Toyota Supra being was being driven by a 38-year-old man southbound, at a high rate of speed, on Highway 27

- a 39-year-old man was driving a grey 2013 Nissan Rogue southbound Highway 27 at Eglinton Avenue West

- the red Toyota Supra suddenly changed lanes striking the Nissan Rogue causing significant damage

- a 37-year-old passenger in the Toyota succumbed to his injuries at the scene

Police are asking for witnesses and drivers who may have been in the area at the time of the collision 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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Detective Graeme Phillipson, Traffic Services, for Superintendent Scott Baptist, Traffic Services