Suspected impaired driver arrested after hitting worker at Toronto construction site: police – Toronto

A suspected impaired driver has been arrested after they crashed into a construction worker on Allen Road in Toronto overnight causing critical injuries, police say.

Toronto police said emergency crews were called to the scene at around 12:45 a.m. on Friday.

Police said a driver in a Volvo was heading southbound on the Allen, south of Lawrence Avenue, when they lost control for an unknown reason.

The vehicle then struck a worker who was working in a construction site, police said.

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The victim was taken to Sunnybrook Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver then over-corrected and crashed into a snow bank before being arrested for suspected impaired driving, police said.

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Images from the scene show the vehicle flipped over on its roof.

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