It was reported that:
– an 81-year-old man was standing on the east streetcar platform, located northbound on Spadina Avenue, north of Sullivan Street,
– the man stepped on to the roadway without checking northbound traffic and continued crossing mid-block, across the path of an approaching northbound TTC streetcar,
– the driver of the TTC streetcar, a 35-year-old man, sounded the warning bell while attempting to stop the vehicle,
– the TTC streetcar struck the man, knocking him to the ground where he sustained life-threatening head injuries.
The man was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.