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News Release

Appeal for Witnesses in York Region Collision

Case Number: 09-OCI-104

Mississauga (7 May, 2010) --- The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to a collision that occurred at the intersection of Weston Road and Highway 7 on May 14, 2009, at about 3:00 p.m.

One of the persons involved in the collision was injured during an encounter with officers investigating the collision. As a result, the SIU commenced an investigation.

Due to recent information, the SIU is again appealing for anyone who witnessed the event to call Jon Ansell, the lead SIU investigator, at 416-622-2290 or 1-800-787-8529 extension 2290.

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