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News Release

SIU Investigates Motor Vehicle Collision in Sutton

Case Number: 09-OVI-088

TORONTO (2 July, 2009) --- Four Investigators and two Forensic Identification Investigators from the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) are probing the circumstances surrounding a single motor vehicle collision in Sutton.

The SIU was notified that on Saturday, April 18th, 2009 at approximately 10:04 AM a uniformed member of the York Regional Police Service was investigating two All Terrain Vehicles (ATV) that were being operated in the area of Dalton Road and High Street in Sutton.

Both ATV's failed to stop. One of the ATV's collided with a tree on Catering Road. The adult male driver was taken to hospital with severe head injuries. The other ATV left the scene.

The SIU is appealing for anyone who witnessed this incident to contact the Unit at 416-622-0748 or 1-800-787-8529.

5090 Commerce Boulevard/5090, boulevard Commerce, Mississauga, ON L4W 5M4
Tel/Tã©l: 416-622-0748 • 1 -800-787-8529 • Fax/Tã©lã©c: 416-622-2455 • www.siu.on.ca

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