Homicide detectives are investigating after a man in his early 20s was fatally struck by a subway train at Bloor-Yonge station on Monday morning.
Toronto police arrested a man in his 40s in connection with the incident. He was not immediately charged.
Det. Rob North said the victim was on the platform around 10:15 a.m. and “about to get on a train” when he was hit.
“We believe this person was the victim of a homicide,” said North. “We believe he could have been pushed.”
The man was hit by an eastbound train on Line 2. Police don’t believe there was any altercation leading up to the event. The victim was taken to hospital, where he later died.-CBC
— CBC Toronto (@CBCToronto) June 18, 2018
Hi Sue, I saw an alert that trains aren’t stopping at Bloor/Yonge. If I’m traveling on the subway eastbound & I need to go to Queen station, I guess I should get off at St George and take the subway from St George to Queen, instead from Bloor/Yonge to Queen, right?
— Rumble (@Soundwave_Boss) June 18, 2018
A news story from my TTC nightmares: Police are investigating whether a man who died on the subway tracks at Yonge and Bloor may have been pushed https://t.co/wt8aKuRSrH
— Jennifer Yang (@jyangstar) June 18, 2018
MEDIA ADVISORY: Detective Rob North of @TPSHomicide will update media, 2:30 pm, northeast corner of Bloor & Yonge, re: incident at Bloor Subway Station | @bradTTC will be available at this time too ^mg
— Toronto Police OPS (@TPSOperations) June 18, 2018
— NEWSTALK1010 (@NEWSTALK1010) June 18, 2018
The subway's Line 2 is now stopping at the Bloor-Yonge station.
— CBC Toronto (@CBCTrafficTO) June 18, 2018
— Roger Petersen (@rogerfpetersen) June 18, 2018
Toronto police homicide unit investigating after person killed at Bloor-Yonge subway station via /r/toronto https://t.co/frKaAxD2Vt
— James A. Hess (@JamesAHess) June 18, 2018
Toronto homicide detectives investigate after man killed at Bloor-Yonge subway station https://t.co/WoVMpQe5RE
— MSN Canada (@MSNca) June 18, 2018
— Ross McLean (@RossMcleanSec) June 18, 2018
— National Post (@nationalpost) June 18, 2018
— CTV News (@CTVNews) June 18, 2018
Soooo during a heat wave, the subway bypasses yonge and bloor. Makes me get off at bay to walk back. And then what? Shuttle bus up north? I hate life right now.
— Carmy D (@runcarmyrun) June 18, 2018
WTF IS GOING IN WITH THE @TTCing @TTCnotices @TTChelps !!! Waiting 30mins for shuttle at Yonge &Bloor. To only get dropped off at Broadview. To THEN have the cops tell us the subway us still closed. Shuttle bus driver also hasnno idea what's going on. He goes to find out. We now
— Raquel Richards (@MissRaquelR) June 18, 2018
Hey #Toronto friends; the subway is currently shut down between St George + Chester, as well as St Clair + Bloor.
Shuttle busses are happening but stuck in constant gridlock near Yonge.
Just stay home.
— Bre @ Post-Con Sad! (@Poisonneus) June 18, 2018