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Man arrested in alleged hit-and-run at Spadina streetcar stop

One man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after being struck while standing at a bus shelter at College and Spadina. CITYNEWS

A 26-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly striking a pedestrian standing at a streetcar stop on Spadina Avenue last Sunday.

Police were called to the scene at Spadina and College Street just before 2 a.m.

It was reported that a man was standing at the streetcar stop when a vehicle mounted the TTC traffic median, hitting the glass shelter and the pedestrian. Police say the man fled the scene in a black SUV.

The 21-year-old victim was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. His current condition is unknown.

Julian Clarke of Toronto has been charged with dangerous driving causing bodily harm and leaving the scene of an accident causing bodily harm.

Investigators are asking any who may have information about his whereabouts on the day of the crash to contact police.