A man was found unresponsive on the side of a road in Scarborough and was pronounced dead at the scene. Toronto police suspect that the man may have been struck by a vehicle. The area of Steeles Avenue is currently closed in both directions as investigations are ongoing.
A tragic incident occurred in Scarborough early Thursday morning, as a man was found unresponsive on the side of the road and was later pronounced dead. Emergency crews received a call about a person lying on the side of Steeles Avenue and Putnam Gate at approximately 6:47 a.m. It is believed that the man may have been struck by a vehicle, although no further details have been released at this time.
Toronto Paramedic Services arrived at the scene and unfortunately, the man was pronounced dead. As a result, Steeles Avenue has been closed in both directions from Kennedy Road to Kelvin Grove Avenue to allow the police to conduct their investigation.
The incident was reported on Twitter by Toronto Police Operations, stating that a collision had occurred at Steeles Avenue East and Kennedy Road. The tweet mentioned that a person was found lying on the roadway, potentially having been struck by a vehicle. The police were present at the scene with medics, and Steeles Avenue was closed in both directions from Kennedy to Kelvin Grove Avenue.
This tragic incident serves as a reminder of the importance of road safety and the need for drivers to remain vigilant at all times. It also highlights the importance of pedestrians being cautious and aware of their surroundings when crossing or walking alongside roadways.
As the investigation continues, authorities will work to gather more information about the circumstances surrounding the incident. It is crucial for witnesses or anyone with relevant information to come forward and assist the police in their investigation.
Our thoughts go out to the family and friends of the deceased during this difficult time. It is always heartbreaking to lose a loved one in such a tragic manner. Let us hope that this incident prompts increased awareness and efforts to prevent similar accidents in the future..