A man was rushed to hospital after being struck by the driver of a vehicle in downtown Toronto Wednesday morning.

The collision happened in The Annex near Avenue and Davenport roads.

Toronto police said they were called to the scene at 8:30 a.m.

Paramedics told CP24 that they transported a male in his 70s to a trauma centre with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver remained at the scene.

Roads in the area were temporarily closed as police investigated, but have since reopened.