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Canada: Toronto vehicle-ramming incident leaves nine dead April 23 /update 2

Toronto vehicle-ramming incident leaves nine dead and 16 others injured April 23; authorities yet to comment on whether incident was intentional

23 Apr 10:00 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 4/23/2018, 12:00 AM until 4/24/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Toronto). COUNTRY/REGION Toronto
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Event

A van hit several pedestrians in Toronto on Monday, April 23, leaving at least nine people dead and 16 others injured. The vehicle-ramming incident took place at the intersection of Yonge Street and Finch Avenue in the North York district of the city shortly before 13:30 (local time). The driver of the vehicle has been arrested. Authorities have not yet officially commented on whether the incident was intentional.

The Toronto Transit Commission announced that the crash had prompted transportation disruptions (including subway closures, bus detours, etc.). A comprehensive list of impacted transit services is available from the Toronto Transit Commission here.

Advice

Individuals in Toronto are advised to monitor developments to the situation and to adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

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