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 Kenneth Duremdes, retired Filipino basketball player .
The Philippines Embassy in Canada has confirmed the identity of the 45 year old and said they were aware of his visit to Toronto, Canada.
Kenneth Duremdes 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.
Kenneth Duremdes was a retired professional basketball player in the Philippine Basketball Association and the current commissioner of the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League.