Man, 84, dies in hospital after being struck by driver in Etobicoke

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Toronto police confirmed that an 84-year-old man died after being struck by a driver in Etobicoke Friday. (Robert Krbavac/CBC - image credit)
Toronto police confirmed that an 84-year-old man died after being struck by a driver in Etobicoke Friday. (Robert Krbavac/CBC - image credit)

An 84-year-old man is dead after getting struck by a driver in Etobicoke Friday evening, Toronto police say.

First responders were called to the intersection of Islington Avenue and The Queensway shortly after 5 p.m., police and paramedics said.

Police said the man was walking eastbound on the north sidewalk of The Queensway towards Islington Avenue when he was struck by a 2013 Kia as it pulled out of a private driveway from the north side of The Queensway.

A 31-year-old woman was driving the vehicle.

Paramedics transported the man to hospital where he died. The driver of the Kia was also taken to hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

The Toronto police traffic services unit is investigating.

Police are asking local residents, businesses and drivers who may have security or dash camera footage of the area or incident, to contact investigators.at 416-808-1900,

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