UPDATE: One person dead after vehicle crashes into side of Bayview Arena

A male driver is dead after crashing into a building in North York Saturday morning.

Toronto Police Const. Allyson Douglas-Cook confirmed to Newstalk 1010 that a call came in just after 6:30 am about the crash in the Bayview and Finch Avenues area. A minivan had crashed into a wall at Bayview arena.

"Our units responded with the other responders and they did locate a man in the vehicle and unfortunately he succumbed to his injuries and pronounced dead at the scene."

According to Douglas-Cook factors such as speed and a possible medical episode were being investigated, but the former rather than the latter may be more likely.

"Circumstances have not been confirmed or determined at this point, they're looking at a few possibilities. It is a possiblity that speed may have been a factor. We don't believe this(medical episode) to be the case. 

Traffic reconstruction teams remained on the scene, but police add no roads in the area whill be affected by the investigation.


With files from Corinne Van Dusen