05/06/2015 01:52 EDT | Updated 05/06/2016 05:59 EDT

TTC streetcar driver charged after pedestrian fatally struck

A 27-year-old TTC streetcar driver is facing two charges after he allegedly hit a pedestrian while driving on St. Clair Avenue West in March.

The streetcar was approaching Arlington Avenue on March 20, at approximately 8:40 p.m., when police say it struck a pedestrian. 

The pedestrian later died.

The driver is charged with:

- Fail to yield to pedestrian

- Careless driving

He is scheduled to appear at Old City Hall on June 4.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).