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News Release

Update: Further Information on Occupants of Vehicles in Pursuit and Collision in Toronto

Case Number: 16-TVI-081

Toronto, ON (20 March, 2016) ---
The Special Investigations Unit has confirmed the following information regarding the occupants of the two vehicles involved in the early morning police pursuit and collision in downtown Toronto:

Occupants in the Acura (the vehicle fleeing police):
  • Two 16-year-old males (one was the driver)
  • Two 17-year-old females
  • One 15-year-old male

Occupants in the Malibu (operating as an Uber vehicle):
  • One 39-year-old male (driver)
  • One 38-year-old male
  • One 32-year-old female
  • One 27-year-old female

Injuries among the various occupants include multiple fractured bones. 

The SIU is continuing to urge anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529. 

The SIU is an arm’s length agency that investigates reports involving police where there has been death, serious injury or allegations of sexual assault. Under the Police Services Act, the Director of the SIU must

  • consider whether an officer has committed a criminal offence  in connection with the incident under investigation
  • depending on the evidence, lay a criminal charge against the officer if appropriate or close the file without any charges being laid
  • report the results of any investigations to the Attorney General. 

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Jason Gennaro, jason.gennaro@ontario.ca
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342