Infant dies after medical episode during Raptors parade

An infant has died after suffering a medical episode during the Toronto Raptors victory parade.

Early June, the NBA champions attended their victory parade in the downtown core with almost two-million fans in attendance.

Around 1:30 p.m., a mother was standing near University Ave. and York St. with her baby when the child suddenly became unresponsive.

The mother called out for help and paramedics arrived to work on the child.

The infant was rushed to the hospital in a Toronto police SUV, which happened to be nearby when the radio call was broadcast.

The baby was initially vital signs absent however, regained vital signs that afternoon.

The child later died in hospital on June 19.