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Canada Woman, 82, dies in hospital after falling onboard TTC bus, police say

03:26  12 june  2018
03:26  12 june  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

Woman, 82, injured after TTC bus forced to brake, dies in hospital

  Woman, 82, injured after TTC bus forced to brake, dies in hospital An 82-year-old woman has died from injuries she sustained after a TTC bus was forced to suddenly brake, causing her to fall, said a police press release on Monday.On May 29, Toronto police said they responded to a call at roughly 9:30 a.m. for a personal injury at Steeles Ave. E., just west of Kennedy Rd. According to the release, a TTC bus was travelling west on Steeles Ave. E., when a white pickup truck, also travelling west on Steeles Ave. E., changed lanes.Toronto Police Const. David Hopkinson said the pickup truck allegedly cut off the bus when changing lanes, forcing the bus driver to hit the brakes. As a result, an 82-year-old female passenger on the bus fell, said Hopkinson.

An 82 -year-old woman was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries Wednesday morning after falling on a TTC bus , according to Toronto police . The bus was headed westbound on Steeles Avenue East west of Kennedy Road.

Toronto police say a 75-year-old woman died after suffering an injury on board a TTC bus in Etobicoke.

a car parked on the side of a road: The 82-year-old TTC passenger fell after the bus driver applied the brakes to avoid a pickup truck that had switched lanes, police said. © Martin Trainor/CBC The 82-year-old TTC passenger fell after the bus driver applied the brakes to avoid a pickup truck that had switched lanes, police said.

An 82-year-old woman has died almost two weeks after she fell onboard a TTC bus when the driver slammed on the brakes to avoid a collision, Toronto police say.

The incident happened in the city's east end on the morning of May 29.

Police say the bus driver hit the brakes when a pickup truck suddenly changed lanes.

They say the victim, who has not been identified, was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries and died in hospital on Thursday.

Investigators are looking to hear from anyone who was on the bus at the time or who may have video of the incident.

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