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Elderly woman on scooter dies after being struck in Etobicoke

Last Updated Sep 12, 2018 at 6:03 am EST

An elderly woman has died after being struck while on an electric scooter on Lake Shore Boulevard. CITYNEWS/David Misener

Toronto paramedics say a 71-year-old woman has died after being struck by a car while on an electric scooter in Etobicoke.

They were called to the scene At Lake Shore Boulevard near Islington Avenue just before 6 p.m.

The woman was transported to a trauma centre with life-threatening injuries. She was pronounced dead in hospital.

The vehicle involved remained on the scene.

Lake Shore is closed in both directions at Islington Avenue.