Senior hit by streetcar fights for life

TTC streetcar. (Craig Robertson/Toronto Sun files)

TTC streetcar. (Craig Robertson/Toronto Sun files)

Toronto Sun

, Last Updated: 10:29 PM ET

TORONTO - An elderly Toronto man is in critical condition after being struck by a TTC streetcar.

The accident occurred Thursday around 10:15 p.m. on St. Clair Ave. W. at Lansdowne Ave.

Toronto Police said two men, aged 65 and 68, were standing the streetcar right-of-way median when the 68-year-old stepped backward into the path of the westbound streetcar. The other man was also struck.

The older man is in critical condition while the 65-year-old suffered injuries not considered life-threatening.

Investigators are seeking witnesses to the accident.

Anyone with information should call Traffic Services at 416-808-1900.


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