Man found on east-end Toronto street pronounced dead after possibly being hit by car

Toronto police say a man found on an east-end road Friday evening has died and officers say they believe the victim was hit by a car.

Emergency crews were called to the area of Neilson Road and Oakmeadow Boulevard, just south of Highway 401, at around 8:20 p.m.

A police spokesperson said the man was found in the middle of the street.

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The victim was later pronounced dead at the scene.

While the spokesperson said it’s believed the injuries were caused as a result of the collision, they wouldn’t release any additional information, including if the man’s death was being considered as a hit-and-run, until traffic services investigators arrived at the scene.

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Police closed the roads near where the man was found as officers gathered evidence.

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