Woman charged after fatal collision

A 27-year-old woman is facing charges after a fatal collision on Danforth at Gillard Avenue, between Coxwell and Greenwood.

Officers responded to the call shortly before midnight on Dec. 30. Police allege that a woman was driving a Toyota

Corolla westbound on Danforth. A 63-year-old man was attempting to cross Danforth and was hit by the vehicle.

The driver failed to remain at the scene. The victim, the 64th traffic death of 2015, was later pronounced dead at a hospital, resulting from his injuries.

Meron Guizzardi, 27, of Mississauga, faces charges of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death, criminal negligence causing death, and failing to stop at the scene of an accident causing death. She made her first court appearance on New Year’s Day.

Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to call the traffic division at 416-808-1900, or contact Crime Stoppers.

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