Toronto police report 10th death in van incident
UPDATE: Police now say 10 people were killed and 15 were injured after the incident in Toronto Monday. The driver of the vehicle is now in custody.
Police identify driver of van that plowed down Toronto sidewalk as Alek Minassian; death toll rises to 10. https://t.co/YXL9F13ImW— The Associated Press (@AP) April 24, 2018
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TORONTO (AP) - Police in Canada say the van that struck eight to 10 pedestrians in north Toronto has been found and the driver is in custody.
Police Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu says authorities do not yet know the cause or reason for the collision.
Authorities say the van apparently jumped the curb and hit the pedestrians. The extent of their injuries is not yet known.
Toronto paramedic spokeswoman Kim McKinnon says first responders are on scene treating multiple patients but wouldn't confirm the number or severity of injuries.
Police have shut down the Yonge and Finch intersection following the Monday afternoon incident and Toronto's transit agency says it has suspended service on the subway line running through the area.