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News Release

SIU Investigating Vehicle Injuries in Brampton

Case Number: 14-OVI-288

Mississauga (22 December, 2014) ---
Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding injuries sustained by a 49-year-old female in a vehicle collision, in Brampton.

Preliminary information indicates the following:
  • At approximately 12:30 a.m., on Monday, December 22, 2014, Peel Regional Police (PRP) attempted to investigate a van in the area of Williams Parkway, Brampton.
  • The driver of the van fled from the area. 
  • At the intersection of Williams Parkway and Highway 10, the van was involved in a collision with two vehicles. 
  • The female, who was the driver of one of the vehicles, suffered serious injuries and was transported to Brampton Civic Hospital and then to Sunnybrook Hospital for treatment.
 
The SIU has assigned five investigators and three forensic investigators and a collision reconstructionist to probe the circumstances of this incident.
 
 Anyone who may have information regarding this case is asked to contact the lead investigator at 416-622-1935 or 1-800-787-8529 ext. 1935.

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. 

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