Scarborough witnessed a series of unfortunate events on Sunday as three pedestrians were struck in separate collisions, leaving two of them with serious injuries.
First Incident: Malvern Area
The first collision occurred around 5 p.m. in the Malvern area, near Morningside and Milner avenues. A 19-year-old woman was hit, suffering serious injuries. She was promptly taken to a local hospital. The driver involved in this incident remained at the scene, cooperating with the police investigation.
Second Incident: Agincourt Area
Approximately 30 minutes later, another pedestrian incident was reported in the Agincourt area, near Sheppard Avenue East and Brimley Road. A woman was struck by a motorist and was rushed to the hospital with injuries deemed non-life-threatening. Toronto police confirmed the driver stayed at the crash site.
Third Incident: L’Amoreaux Neighbourhood
The final incident of the night occurred around 9:30 p.m. in the L’Amoreaux neighbourhood, near Pharmacy and Finch avenues. Another female pedestrian was hit, sustaining serious but non-life-threatening injuries. She too was transported to the hospital for treatment. As with the previous incidents, the driver involved remained at the scene.
Traffic Impact and Police Response
Each of these incidents led to temporary road closures in the immediate areas, causing significant traffic disruptions. Toronto Police have been investigating the circumstances surrounding each collision and have urged drivers to seek alternative routes in the affected areas.
A Developing Story
This string of incidents in Scarborough has raised concerns about pedestrian safety in the region. As of now, no further details have been released regarding the conditions of the victims or any potential charges for the drivers involved. This is a developing story, and more information is expected to be released soon.