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Man injured in hit-and-run near Dufferin and St. Clair

Last Updated Jan 1, 2019 at 2:08 pm EDT

Police close the intersection of St. Clair and Dufferin after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle, Jan. 1, 2019. CITYNEWS

A man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after he was struck by a vehicle on Tuesday morning.

Emergency crews were called to the scene after reports of a man lying in the road in the Dufferin Street and St. Clair Avenue area just after 4:30 a.m.

Police determined the man had been hit by a vehicle, which had fled the scene.

The victim, who didn’t have any identification on him, was rushed to hospital.

Police said the vehicle is believed to be a white Honda Civic or Accord.

The intersection has been closed while police investigate.