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News Release

SIU Investigates Motor Vehicle Injury in Hamilton

Case Number: 12-OVI-092

Mississauga (2 April, 2012) ---

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle collision that injured a 56 year old woman in Hamilton Sunday night.

 

On Monday, April 2nd, 2012, the Hamilton Police Service (HPS) contacted the SIU and reported the following;

  • At approximately 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 1st, 2012, a Hamilton police officer was diverting traffic off of the eastbound Lincoln M. Alexander  Parkway at the Garth Street interchange.
  • An eastbound vehicle collided with a police cruiser at this location.
  • The female occupant of the vehicle sustained non-life threatening injuries and was treated at Hamilton General Hospital.

The SIU has assigned four investigators and two forensic investigators to probe the circumstances of this incident. 

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident is asked to contact the lead investigator at 416-622-2038 or 1-800-787-8529 extension 2038.

 

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. 

 

Monica Hudon

SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES

Telephone/No de telephone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 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. 

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