Man knocked down by vehicle in Toronto identified as cricket commentator Adam Gilchrist

Australia's cricket team coach Darren Lehmann (R) and former wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist (L) watch nets practice ahead of the 2015 Cricket World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand in Melbourne on March 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO / Saeed KHAN --IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE-- (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Australia's cricket team coach Darren Lehmann (R) and former wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist (L) watch nets practice ahead of the 2015 Cricket World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand in Melbourne on March 28, 2015. AFP PHOTO / Saeed KHAN --IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE-- (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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Man who was knocked down by a Honda Civic vehicle at the Toronto Mall last night sadly dies in hospital.

He passed away this morning – after sustaining serious injuries following the incident yesterday.

The man has been identified as Adam Gilchrist, Australian cricket commentator.

The Australian High Commission in Canada has confirmed the identity of the 47 year old and said they were aware of his visit to Toronto, Canada.

Adam Gilchrist sustained injuries when a Honda Civic vehicle knocked him down after it failed brakes in front of the Toronto Mall last night.

He was rushed to the hospital but passed on due to life-threatening injuries.

Police have launched an investigation into the incident but preliminary reports by the Police show that the vehicle failed brakes.

Adam Gilchrist was an Australian cricket commentator and former international cricketer and former captain of Australia.

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