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News Release

SIU Investigates Serious Injury in Mississauga

Case Number: 14-OVI-283

Mississauga (17 December, 2014) ---
Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding an injury sustained by a 26-year-old man last night in Mississauga. 

Preliminary information indicates the following:
  • On Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at approximately 8:20 p.m. Peel Regional Police (PRP) was notified of a possibly suicidal man.
  • A PRP officer located the man at the intersection of Erin Mills Parkway and Burnhamthorpe Road. 
  • The man stepped into the path of traffic and was struck by a civilian vehicle.
  • He was taken to Credit Valley Hospital and later transferred to St. Michael’s Hospital for treatment of a serious injury. 

The SIU has assigned three investigators, two forensic investigators and a collision reconstructionist 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. 

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