Toronto woman, 81, dies in crash after hitting hydro pole


A woman passed away after losing control of her vehicle and crashing into a hydro pole in Toronto, the police said.

The Toronto Police in a statement said the incident occurred on Friday, shortly after 1:00 pm near Tower Drive and Brian Avenue.

The statement further added that an 81-year-old woman was reportedly operating a 2013 Mazda 3 travelling eastbound on Brian Avenue near Tower Drive

The woman lost control of her vehicle and struck a hydro pole. She was taken to hospital where she succumbed to her injuries

The investigation is ongoing by members of Traffic Services, the Toronto Police said, adding that they are interested in speaking to anyone who may have witnessed the collision, as well as local residents, businesses or drivers who may have security or dash camera footage of the area or incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).



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