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11-year-old boy dies after being hit by car in Scarborough

Last Updated Feb 27, 2018 at 10:50 pm EDT

An 11-year-old boy was struck and killed by a van in Scarborough on Feb. 27, 2018. CITYNEWS/Tony Fera

An 11-year-old boy has died after being hit by a car in Scarborough.

It happened around 3:30 p.m. at Canongate Trail and Purcell Square, near Kennedy Road and Steeles Avenue East.

Paramedics said they took the child to hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police later said he succumbed to his injuries.

There is no word on charges as this time.

The area was closed to traffic for the investigation but has since reopened.