At least 10 people are dead and 15 others injured after a van ran over several pedestrians in Toronto on Monday afternoon, police said.
At least nine people were killed and 16 injured in Toronto when a van drove into pedestrians on a busy street, a police official says https://t.co/Zo3VS7IVp8 pic.twitter.com/STKxVqHSax
— CNN (@CNN) April 23, 2018
The suspect has since been arrested after fleeing the scene.
JUST IN: Toronto police say suspect has been arrested after driving van and hitting pedestrians. The number of injuries are unknown. pic.twitter.com/zP47URxmwB
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) April 23, 2018
The exact number of pedestrians hit by the vehicle is said to be anywhere from 8 to 12 people, reports said, and their conditions are unknown at this time.
The white van then fled the scene, according to eyewitness accounts and police.
#BREAKING Truck runs over a dozen pedestrians in Toronto, police say
— AFP news agency (@AFP) April 23, 2018
No other details were available at this time.
A user on Twitter posted what is said to be video footage of the moments right after the vehicle reportedly ran the pedestrians over.
White Van seen plowing into people on #YongeStreet #Toronto injuries everywhere pic.twitter.com/bZFDVdhLz4
— Obelix (@henrimiller100) April 23, 2018
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