Pedestrian struck in North York hit-and-run dies of injuries: police

Police tape is shown in this file photo. (Graeme Roy/The Canadian Press)

A 52-year-old man struck by a driver in North York on Saturday night has died of his injuries in hospital.

Sometime late on Saturday night, a pedestrian was struck while crossing Weston Road near Dee Avenue, south of Highway 401.

The driver involved fled the scene and the pedestrian was rushed to hospital with critical injuries where he was later pronounced dead.

Toronto police say road closures in the area are now cleared.

An investigation to identify and locate the driver continues.

Police say they are looking for a dark coloured BMW.

The vehicle will have damage to its front bumper, headlight and side mirror.

Anyone with video footage is urged to contact police immediately.