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News Release

SIU Investigates Motor Vehicle Collision in Scarborough

Case Number: 09-TVI-288

Mississauga (16 November, 2009) --- The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle collision that occurred in Scarborough on late Saturday night.

The Toronto Police Service (TPS) reported to the SIU that at approximately 11:46 PM on Saturday, November 14th 2009, police officers were attempting to investigate a suspicious vehicle at 90 Mornelle Court. As the officers approached the vehicle, the driver accelerated and fled the scene. Police pursued the vehicle, which became involved in a collision at Military Trail, near Bobmar Road in Scarborough. The 32 year old male driver of the vehicle was taken to Scarborough Centenary Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Four investigators and three forensic investigators from the SIU are probing the circumstances surrounding this incident. The SIU is appealing for anyone who witnessed this incident to contact the Unit at 416-622-0748 or 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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SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
Telephone/No de téléphone: 416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529 extension 2342