Police say a white van has struck numerous pedestrians in Toronto.
The incident happened at the busy intersection of Yonge Street and Finch Avenue, according to the Toronto Police Service. Initial estimates suggest eight to 10 people were struck.
Witness Alex Shaker, who was driving southbound at the time, says the van was travelling at high speed on the sidewalk.
Subway has been ordered shut down by police. Developing…
UPDATE: Driver of van that struck 8 to 10 people in Toronto has been found and is in custody, Canadian authorities say pic.twitter.com/4dwAbARuh5
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Update: 9 dead, 16 injured
Mayor John Tory stresses “unity”, so take from that what you will.
Update: Driver identified as Alek Minassian.