Woman seriously injured in downtown Toronto hit-and-run


A woman has been seriously injured after being struck in a hit-and-run in downtown Toronto on Friday night.

Emergency crews were called to the area of Wellington Street and University Avenue sometime around 7:30 p.m. after receiving a report that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle.

The woman was rushed to a local hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries, paramedics say.

Police have confirmed the driver involved fled the scene.

Roads in the area were closed while police investigated the incident.

Wellington St W & University Ave
- reports of a pedestrian struck, driver fled
- police o/s
- @TorontoMedics taking patient to hospital with serious injuries
- officers confirmed driver has fled the scene
ROAD CLOSURE: intersection closed
- expect delays#GO1936756

— Toronto Police Operations (@TPSOperations) October 8, 2021