Pedestrian struck, killed at Birchmount and Ellesmere Road in Scarborough
Birchmount closed to traffic in both directions as police investigate
A 58-year-old woman is dead after she was struck by a car on Birchmount Road north of Ellesmere Road in Scarborough on Wednesday morning.
Paramedics were called to the scene at 6:15 a.m. When they arrived, bystanders were performing CPR on the woman. Paramedics took over but she was pronounced dead at the scene.
"It appears the vehicle hit her in the middle of this block," the CBC's Linda Ward reported from the scene.
Police say the woman was crossing Birchmount mid-block from the east side when the accident happened.
The 58-year-old driver of the Pontiac Sunfire involved in the collision has co-operated with police.