70-year-old man battles for life following GO Transit bus crash in North York

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70-year-old man battles for life following GO Transit bus crash in North York

A GO Transit bus crash that occurred at Yonge Street and Finch Avenue on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 around 2:45 p.m. has left a 70-year-old pedestrian in critical condition.

The man was rushed to a trauma centre in life threatening condition by paramedics, says Const. Edward Parks, spokesperson for the Toronto Police Service.

He further stated that it it unknown if the man was in a crosswalk when the accident occurred or if the crash occurred as a result of over speeding.

According to Toronto troopers, the intersection was closed during investigation.

GO Transit staff stayed on the scene and cooperated with authorities during investigation, according to to Anne Marie Aikins, spokesperson for Metrolinx, the provincial transportation agency.