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Elderly pedestrian struck near Jane Street and Shoreham Drive

Last Updated Feb 19, 2020 at 8:51 am EDT

Toronto police investigate after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in the Jane Street and Shoreham Drive area on Feb. 18, 2020. CITYNEWS/Sean Toussaint

An 87-year-old man is in hospital after he was hit by a vehicle in North York on Tuesday evening.

Paramedics said it happened at around 6:15 p.m. in the Jane Street and Shoreham Drive area.

According to police, the man was crossing Jane Street from the west side to the east when he was struck by a Toyota Yaris heading northbound on Jane.

The man’s injuries were initially considered serious but are now considered life-threatening.

The 79-year-old driver of the Toyota remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

Police are asking anyone who may have security or dashcam footage of the area or the incident to contact investigators.