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News Release

SIU Investigates Motor Vehicle Collision in Niagara Falls

Case Number: 12-OVI-200

Mississauga (12 July, 2012) ---

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle collision in Niagara Falls.

On July 12, 2012, the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) contacted the SIU and reported the following;

  • At approximately 1835 hrs a Niagara Regional Police Service vehicle was responding to an emergency call at Marineland;
  • The police vehicle was involved in a collision with a civilian vehicle in the intersection of Hwy 420 and Stanley Avenue;
  • Both occupants of the civilian vehicle and the officer are being treated for non-life threatening injuries at hospital;

The SIU has assigned four investigators, a collision reconstructionist and three forensic investigators to probe the circumstances of this incident. 

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident is asked to contact the lead investigator at 416-622-2290 or 1-800-787-8529 extension 2290.

 

 

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