07/18/2013 10:52 EDT | Updated 09/17/2013 05:12 EDT

Man struck by pickup truck in hit and run, police say

Toronto police say a man was struck in a suspected hit and run in the city's east end on Thursday evening.

The victim was struck near Victoria Park Avenue and Kingston Road shortly before 7 p.m. ET.

A Toronto EMS spokesperson said the victim was taken to a local trauma centre with severe head injuries. He was in life-threatening condition when transported to hospital.

Police say they are seeking a suspect who was driving a pickup truck.