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Police blotter: Happening now in T.O.
Web Staff, cp24.com
Published Thursday, August 11, 2011 9:17PM EDT
Head-on collision injures four
Four people have been transported to Humber Region Hospital with non life-threatening injuries following a head-on collision near Finch and Islington Avenue.
The accident happened around 8 p.m.
Police say alcohol and speed have been ruled out as possible factors.
Part of the intersection is closed while police investigate.
Motorcyclist struck in York Region
A motorcyclist has been struck by a car south of Linton.
According to initial reports, the collision happened at Bells Lake Road and Highway 27.
The rider of the motorcycle is said to be unconscious at the scene.
Plane goes down north of Clarington
UPDATE: One man has been taken to hospital after his plane crash-landed in a farm field east of Toronto Thursday afternoon.
Durham Regional Police spokeswoman Sgt. Nancy van Rooy said the plane went down on Concession Road 8, between Leskard Road and Brown Road, north of Clarington at about 1:10 p.m.
Witnesses told police that one person was on board when the plane crashed, but police are still attempting to verify the information, van Rooy said.
The man has been taken to hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening head injuries, van Rooy said.
Police are still investigation the cause of the incident. Transport Canada has been contacted.
The aircraft is a privately owned replica of a World War II Spitfire.
Man struck by car on Queen Street
A man suffered a leg injury after he was hit by a car in downtown Toronto Thursday afternoon.
Toronto police said the man was struck on Queen Street at McCaul Street shortly after 12 p.m.
The man has been transported to hospital with minor injuries.
The driver of the car remained on the scene.
Two injured in streetcar collision
UPDATE: Two people were injured after a collision between a streetcar and a car Thursday afternoon.
Toronto police said the collision occurred on Queens Quay West shortly after 12 p.m. when the streetcar struck the vehicle which was making a u-turn.
Two passengers travelling in the car were hurt as a result.
The driver of the car has been transported to hospital.
All injuries are considered minor.
Queens Quay West has reopened and regular streetcar service has resumed.