A man dies after being hit by a vehicle on a DVP

TORONTO – A man died after being hit by a vehicle on the Don Valley Parkway on Friday night.

Toronto police say they were called to the DVP near Dundas Street East shortly after 8:30 p.m. for a man walking on his left shoulder.

At some point, the man was likely hit by a vehicle on the south lanes and arrived in the northbound, police say.

Despite life-saving efforts by passers-by and paramedics, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police closed the DVP in both directions at Dundas Street for an investigation.

Police believe the collision is related to an unknown problem call nearby in the area of ​​Munro Street and Dundas Street East.

Officers were called to a parking lot in the area just before 8:30 p.m.

Police say a man jumped into a woman’s car and drove off, hitting several vehicles and buildings.

The man later fled on foot.

Police have not given details on how the two incidents are linked.

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