Man on electric scooter sustains life-threatening injuries after being struck by vehicle downtown: police

A man who was operating an electric scooter is in life-threatening condition after being struck by a vehicle in downtown Toronto on Friday evening, police say.

It happened near University Avenue and Elm Street at around 6:40 p.m.

The precise circumstances leading up to the collision are not immediately clear.

The southbound lanes of University Avenue are current closed at Gerrard Street as police investigate at the scene.