Man knocked down by vehicle in Toronto identified as Guyanese cricketer Shivnarine Chanderpaul

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 Shivnarine Chanderpaul, a Guyanese cricketer.

The Guyanese Embassy in Canada has confirmed the identity of the 44 year old and said they were aware of his visit to Toronto, Canada.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul 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.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul was a Guyanese cricketer of Indian descent and former West Indian international cricketer and captain of the West Indies cricket team.