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Toronto crash: Multiple pedestrians struck by vehicle at College and Bay

Toronto police tweeted this image following the serious collision. Several pedestrians were injured and multiple vehicles were damaged on Thursday afternoon.

Multiple pedestrians were struck by a vehicle in downtown Toronto on Thursday.

The major crash, which happened at around 3.20pm ET at the corner of Bay and College, saw five women and a baby injured.

One of the victims is said to be in a critical but stable condition. The intersection will remain closed for rush-hour while investigations take place.

Sgt. Brett Moore, with Traffic Services, said in a Twitter video that it appears one driver "violated a light," setting off the chain of collisions.

Police have shut the intersection down and TTC service is being diverted.

A Toronto Paramedics told Global News they transported a person to a trauma centre in critical condition and two others were taken to hospital in serious condition.

Toronto Fire Services said a female was unconscious with life-threatening injuries. Another female sustained undisclosed minor injuries and a third person sustained arm and leg injuries.

People are urged to avoid the area.

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