With less traffic on Toronto's roads, it seems that some drivers are starting to take advantage of residents staying home. On Monday night, a driver was caught doing donuts at Younge and Dundas Square. Video footage of the incident has since appeared online and even shows a Toronto police chase occurring after the incident.

In the video, a black vehicle can be seen doing at least ten donuts near the famous square while a group of onlookers films them.

It seems that multiple cars have stopped at the intersection, as the car continues to block traffic to complete its stunt. 

However, it does not take long for the footage to go from a wild stunt to a police chase as sirens begin blaring in the distance moments after the vehicle comes to a stop.

The vehicle actually appears to try to flee the scene of the crime, and the police car follows closely behind them. 

In a statement to Narcity, Toronto Police do confirm that the incident led to a police pursuit. 

However, no arrests were made and the investigation is still ongoing. 

"We can confirm we are investigating the incident which occurred at approximately 10:12 pm on Monday night in the Yonge St and Dundas St area," Toronto Police told Narcity.

"Officers became aware of a man performing 'donuts,' and a short pursuit did take place. No one has been arrested at this stage, and our investigation remains ongoing," they continued. 

However, this isn't the first incident that Toronto Police have had to deal with since the streets of Toronto have started to empty over the past month. 

 

Stunt driving incidents have been on the rise in the 6ix since the beginning of the provincial lockdown.

Police reported that stunt driving tickets were up nearly 200% this March when compared to the same period the previous year.

Just last month, an Ontario driver was pulled over for going 213 kilometres an hour on the 401, which is just as fast as a high-speed train. 

In response, Toronto police have begun cracking down on the traffic offences, enlisting officers from TPS' Vision Zero Enforcement Team to increase patrolling on the streets.

Cover photo used for illustrative purposes only. 

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