Man in critical condition after struck by vehicle on Toronto's St. Clair Avenue

A man is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle in Toronto on Saturday morning.

In a tweet, Toronto police said they were called to the area of St. Clair Avenue and Yonge Street after a pedestrian was struck around 11:27 a.m.

The driver fled the scene but has since been arrested, police said.

Paramedics told Global News that they transported a man to a local trauma centre in critical condition.

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St. Clair Avenue was closed eastbound immediately following the incident. Shuttle buses are running to replace part of the 512 St. Clair streetcar route in the area.

The investigation is ongoing.

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