The Toronto Sun reports:
Numerous pedestrians have been struck by a white van on Yonge St. near Finch Ave., Toronto Police say. Police say eight to ten pedestrians have been hit. The van fled the scene. The extent of the injuries isn’t confirmed. A multi-casualty incident has been declared. Officials are asking people to avoid the area.
Subway and bus service to the area has been suspended while police investigate. Story developing….
DEVELOPING: 8-10 people have been struck by a white van in Toronto at Yonge Street and Finch Avenue. Toronto police say they are investigating. No word yet on whether this was an intentional or accidental act.
— Tom Winter (@Tom_Winter) April 23, 2018
More: Toronto subway service shut down after report that a van struck a number of people at Yonge Street and Finch Avenue East. No service on Line 1, between Sheppard and Finch Stations, and no shuttle buses at the moment. Yonge Street SB shut as well in area. (Photo by Jon Tam) pic.twitter.com/kwtacY7A0u
— CBC News Alerts (@CBCAlerts) April 23, 2018
Watching @CTVNews live helicopter feed of the van running down 8-10 pedestrians at Yonge and Finch in Toronto and I see tarps over bodies on the sidewalk. Now police say two dead. Horrible news. Details to come.
— Brian Lilley (@brianlilley) April 23, 2018
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) April 23, 2018
#UPDATE: Toronto Police confirm a van mounted the curb and hit a number of pedestrians. The driver fled the scene. Police later located the vehicle at Yonge and Sheppard. Driver is in custody, alive, and no motive at this point @Citynews
— Amanda Ferguson (@CityNewsAmanda) April 23, 2018
CP 24: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been informed of the situation in Toronto and is monitoring the situation. No comment at this time. There is a report police have the driver in custody. There is no indication at this time whether this was an accident or deliberate.
— Lorrie Goldstein (@sunlorrie) April 23, 2018