Man died after hit-and-run at Polson Pier – .

Man died after hit-and-run at Polson Pier – .

A man was pronounced dead after being struck by a vehicle that fled the scene of Polson Pier and police said the incident may have been deliberate.

Toronto Police were called to Polson and Cherry Streets shortly after 9 p.m. after the pedestrian was struck.

One person was found without vital signs at the scene, police said. Toronto Paramedics and police later confirmed he was pronounced dead.

Another person is being assessed for injuries, paramedics said. Police said the person was also struck by the vehicle, but his injuries were not life threatening.

Toronto Police said there had been reports of a dispute just before the man was beaten and he may have been struck intentionally.

“We received reports that there was a dispute in this area and that one person deliberately ran over another person with a vehicle,” duty inspector Kelly Skinner told CP24 at the scene. “This vehicle then fled. The officers arrived here and understood that a person had been injured. They were without vital signs at the time and have since been declared dead by the doctor. “

The vehicle is described as a truck with a matte military green envelope and the driver is described as a white male in his twenties, about five feet 10 inches tall with a slim build, wearing a white shirt and black pants.

Police are asking anyone with more information to contact investigators.

“If you know anything about what happened here tonight, please call Division 51 and give us that information,” Skinner said. “Also, if you were in that area at the time, shortly after nine o’clock, could you please check your dash cameras to see if you have any evidence or anything. help our investigation. ”


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