An 80 year old Montreal man is facing a number a charges after a fatal hit and run in the cities east end.
A 49 year old man was sitting in the parking lot of the Madinah Masjid Mosque at 1015 Danforth Avenue on Friday September 25th, having just attended a wedding, when for reasons yet unknown, the elderly driver accelerated in reverse, striking the victim and pinning him against a fence.
He received life threatening injuries in the incident and was taken to hospital however he was pronounced dead a short time later.
The driver who has since been named as 80 year old Muhammad Farooki initially fled the scene but was apprehended a short time later.
Farooki now faces charges of criminal negligence causing death, dangerous operation causing death and leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death.
He is scheduled to appear in court next on Monday, November 9th.