Pedestrian struck in hit and run, driver flees on foot, Toronto police say

Toronto police say they received report of a pedestrian struck shortly after 8 p.m. in the area of Old Weston Road and Rowntree Avenue.  (CBC - image credit)
Toronto police say they received report of a pedestrian struck shortly after 8 p.m. in the area of Old Weston Road and Rowntree Avenue. (CBC - image credit)

A pedestrian is suffering life-threatening injuries after being struck in a hit and run on Friday, Toronto police say.

Police said they received report of a pedestrian struck shortly after 8 p.m. in the area of Old Weston Road and Rowntree Avenue.

Police said the individual was unresponsive, and was rushed to a trauma centre with life-threatening injuries.

The driver has fled on foot and police say the car involved is believed to be stolen.

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