SIU Appeals for Witnesses to Collision in Niagara Falls



    TORONTO, Nov. 30 /CNW/ - The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is
investigating the circumstances surrounding a collision between a Niagara
Regional Police Service (NRPS) police car and a car on Lundy's Lane east of
Kalar Rd. yesterday.
    The NRPS advised the SIU that at 4:10 p.m., Thursday November 29, an
officer was driving a brown Ford Taurus police car westbound on Lundy's Lane
when he collided with an eastbound navy blue Ford Focus near Kalar Rd. The
driver of the car, a 26-year-old Niagara Falls man, suffered internal
injuries. He was taken to the Greater Niagara General Hospital and admitted
for treatment.
    The SIU has assigned three field investigators and one forensic
identification technician to investigate the circumstances of this incident.
    The SIU is appealing for anyone who may have witnessed this incident to
contact the Lead Investigator at 416-622-1965 or 1-800-787-8529 extension
No. 1965.

    The SIU is a civilian government agency that investigates circumstances
involving police and civilians, which have resulted in serious injury or
death. Under Section 113 of the Police Services Act, the Director of the SIU
has the authority to decide whether or not charges are warranted based on the
findings of an investigation. The Director's decision is reported to the
Attorney General.





For further information:

For further information: Frank Phillips, SIU Communications/Service des
communications, UES, Telephone/No de telephone: (416) 622-2287 or/ou
1-800-787-8529 extension 2287

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