Boy, 17, dies after being struck by car in Scarborough
People were performing CPR on the teen when paramedics arrived
A 17-year-old boy has died in hospital after he was struck by a car in Scarborough on Monday evening, Toronto police say.
The collision occurred on Scarborough Golf Club Road, just north of Confederation Drive and south of Lawrence Avenue East. Emergency crews were called to the scene at about 8:20 p.m.
According to a news release issued Tuesday morning, the boy was crossing Scarborough Golf Club Road on foot when he was hit by an Acura travelling southbound.
Toronto police said people tried to perform CPR on the teen.
"CPR was in progress when we arrived," James Burgin, deputy commander for Toronto Paramedic Services, told CBC Toronto on Monday.
Paramedics rushed him to a trauma centre, where he was pronounced dead.
Officers from Toronto police's traffic services were reconstructing the collision. Roads were closed in the area.
Police are asking local residents, drivers and business-owners for security or dashboard camera footage of the incident.
COLLISION:<br>Confederation Dr + Scarborough Golf Club Rd<br>- The victim is a 17-year-old boy<br>- He has succumbed to his injuries<br>- Pronounced deceased in hospital<br>- Traffic Services will re-construct the scene<br>- Roads will be closed for a few hours<br>^dh—@TPSOperations