Van strikes numerous pedestrians in Toronto: police

23 Apr 2018 | Canada
Van strikes numerous pedestrians in Toronto: police

Police say a white van has struck numerous pedestrians in Toronto.

The incident happened at the busy intersection of Yonge Street and Finch Avenue, according to the Toronto Police Service. Initial estimates suggest eight to 10 people were struck.

The extent of the injuries is unknown and ambulances are on the scene.

Photos posted online show multiple individuals on the ground.

The van suspected in the collision was found on Poyntz Avenue off of Yonge, just south of Sheppard Avenue West.

Toronto paramedics are advising people to stay out of the area of Yonge Street near Finch and Sheppard Avenue.

Subway service has been suspended between the TTC’s Sheppard and Finch stations. No replacement shuttle services will be operating.