Fatal collision at entrance to Sunnybrook Park

87-year-old dies five days after car and truck collide at Leslie and Eglinton

A man, 87, died in hospital on Aug. 21 five days after a car he was driving was hit by a truck on Leslie Street north of Eglinton Avenue East.

His Pontiac Montana was exiting Sunnybrook Park, attempting to turn left to northbound Leslie, when it collided with a southbound Isuzu truck driven by a 25-year-old man, police say.

Police responded to a call for a personal injury collision on Aug. 16 at 3:55 p.m. They found the 87-year-old man with life-threatening injuries and he was taken to hospital. He later succumbed to his injuries.

No charges have been laid yet and police are asking residents, businesses, and drivers with security or dash-camera footage of the incident to contact them.


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