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News Release

SIU Investigates Motor Vehicle Collision in London

Case Number: 11-PVI-200

Mississauga (3 October, 2011) --- Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is probing the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle collision in the City of London involving an OPP cruiser and a civilian vehicle.

The SIU was notified that at approximately 2:55 PM on Saturday, October 01, 2011 an OPP cruiser was involving in a motor vehicle collision in the intersection of Glanworth Drive and Colonel Talbot Road in the City of London. Two occupants of the civilian vehicle were taken to hospital as well as two OPP officers. None of the injuries are believed to be life threatening.

Four investigators, two forensic investigators and a collision reconstructionist have been assigned. Anyone who may have information regarding this case is asked to contact the Unit at 416-622-0748 or 1-800-787-8529 Extension 2314.

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