Toronto

Charges laid after man allegedly pushed in front of taxi

A man is facing criminal charges after a pedestrian was allegedly pushed into the street and struck by a taxi in downtown Toronto.

A man is facing criminal charges after a pedestrian was allegedly pushed into the street and struck by a taxi in downtown Toronto.

Police say a dispute between two men just after 1 a.m. Saturday led one man to shove the other in front of the oncoming car.

It's believed the victim was dragged behind the cab for three to five metres.

A few hours later, police arrested a 44-year-old Toronto man. 

He is charged with aggravated assault and criminal negligence causing harm.

 

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