Toronto police question TTC driver who fatally struck 14-year-old girl, and then left the scene

A latex glove from first responder & bits of yellow police tape are the only signs a 14 yr old girl died here #cbcto http://t.co/mTXERIQaTz


Neil Herland (@NEWSneil) December 20, 2014

Toronto police are appealing for witnesses after a city transit bus struck and killed a 14-year-old girl.

Police say the girl was crossing a street (at Finch Avenue East at Neilson Road) in Scarborough on Friday night when she was struck by a Toronto Transit Commission bus as it made a right turn.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the bus, which was being driven by a 27-year-old man, failed to remain at the scene of the collision.

The TTC says the driver is being interviewed by police and that the transit agency is co-operating with the investigation.

It says video from the bus has been downloaded to help investigators and that the “thoughts and prayers” of the TTC go out to the girl’s family.

1. The following statement was issued today by the #TTC.

— Brad Ross (@bradTTC) December 20, 2014

2. Late yesterday afternoon, just before 6 p.m., a TTC bus tragically struck and killed a 14-year-old girl at Nielson Rd. and Finch Ave. E

— Brad Ross (@bradTTC) December 20, 2014

3. The TTC is co-operating fully with police in their investigation.

— Brad Ross (@bradTTC) December 20, 2014

4. The bus has been identified and video from the bus downloaded to aid in the investigation.

— Brad Ross (@bradTTC) December 20, 2014

5. The operator of the bus has also been identified and is being interviewed by police.

— Brad Ross (@bradTTC) December 20, 2014

6. While the investigation continues, the TTC will not make any further statements.

— Brad Ross (@bradTTC) December 20, 2014

7. The thoughts and prayers of everyone at the TTC go out to the girl’s family during this very difficult time.

— Brad Ross (@bradTTC) December 20, 2014

A latex glove from first responder & bits of yellow police tape are the only signs a 14 yr old girl died here #cbcto http://t.co/mTXERIQaTz


Neil Herland (@NEWSneil) December 20, 2014

Toronto police are appealing for witnesses after a city transit bus struck and killed a 14-year-old girl.

Police say the girl was crossing a street (at Finch Avenue East at Neilson Road) in Scarborough on Friday night when she was struck by a Toronto Transit Commission bus as it made a right turn.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the bus, which was being driven by a 27-year-old man, failed to remain at the scene of the collision.

The TTC says the driver is being interviewed by police and that the transit agency is co-operating with the investigation.

It says video from the bus has been downloaded to help investigators and that the “thoughts and prayers” of the TTC go out to the girl’s family.

1. The following statement was issued today by the #TTC.

— Brad Ross (@bradTTC) December 20, 2014

2. Late yesterday afternoon, just before 6 p.m., a TTC bus tragically struck and killed a 14-year-old girl at Nielson Rd. and Finch Ave. E

— Brad Ross (@bradTTC) December 20, 2014

3. The TTC is co-operating fully with police in their investigation.

— Brad Ross (@bradTTC) December 20, 2014

4. The bus has been identified and video from the bus downloaded to aid in the investigation.

— Brad Ross (@bradTTC) December 20, 2014

5. The operator of the bus has also been identified and is being interviewed by police.

— Brad Ross (@bradTTC) December 20, 2014

6. While the investigation continues, the TTC will not make any further statements.

— Brad Ross (@bradTTC) December 20, 2014

7. The thoughts and prayers of everyone at the TTC go out to the girl’s family during this very difficult time.

— Brad Ross (@bradTTC) December 20, 2014

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