Toronto police say one person dead, others taken to hospital in overnight hit-and-run

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Published July 4, 2024 at 11:08 am

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Toronto police say one person has died after multiple people, including a child, were taken to hospital following a hit-and-run collision that closed a portion of a highway early Thursday morning.

Police say two vehicles were involved in a crash on the Gardiner Expressway just after 2 a.m., and one of the drivers fled on foot.

Toronto paramedics say they took a total of five people to hospital with varying injuries.

Police say a woman in her 50s was pronounced dead at the hospital.

They say a woman in her 20s in the same vehicle was seriously injured, and a child had minor injuries.

Police say they have arrested a suspect and the highway lanes have since reopened.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published July 4, 2024.

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