A woman walking along Birchmount Road south of St. Clair Avenue on Saturday, Feb. 2 was hit and dragged by a car, dying later that morning in hospital, police say.
Toronto Police said the woman, age 65, was on the west side of Birchmount heading southbound on the sidewalk at 10:40 a.m. when she was hit by a 2005 Chevrolet Aveo driving east out of a driveway just north of Zenith Drive.
Reports say the woman was dragged some distance into the road, where she was freed and taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. She is Toronto’s fourth traffic fatality of 2013.
Police are asking anyone who can help with their investigation to call 416-808-1900 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).