SIU Investigates a pedestrian collision in Toronto

    TORONTO, Nov. 10 /CNW/ - The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has
assigned four Investigators, a collision Reconstructionist and two Forensic
Identification Technicians to investigate the circumstances surrounding a
collision involving a police vehicle and two pedestrians.
    The SIU was notified that at approximately 9:23 PM on Friday,
November 9th, 2007 two pedestrians were involved in a collision with a police
vehicle that was traveling southbound on Sandhurst Circle near Finch Ave. E.
    A 44-year-old woman was admitted to hospital with multiple fractures. A
16-year-old girl was treated at hospital and has been released.
    The SIU is appealing for anyone who witnessed this incident to contact
the Unit at 416-622-1988 or 1-800-787-8529 Ext. 1988.

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

For further information:

For further information: Len Shaw for Rose Bliss, SIU
Communications/Service des communications, UES, Telephone/No de telephone:
(416) 622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529

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