A pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle in Scarborough on Thursday night.
The collision happened on Markham Road near McNicholl Avenue shortly after 10.p.m.
The victim has only been identified as a 56 year old female.
Police say she was crossing Markham Road when she was struck by a dark-coloured Mercedes that fled the scene.
The vehicle will likely have damage to its front end.
Markham Road was closed between McNicoll Avenue and Finch Avenue to facilitate the police investigation.
*****with files from Sandy Salerno