TORONTO, Sept. 18 /CNW/ - Nine investigators from the Special
Investigations Unit (SIU) including three Forensic Technicians and two
Collision Reconstructionists are investigating the circumstances surrounding a
fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on Victoria Park Ave. and Holland
Ave. on Tuesday, September 18th, 2007.
The SIU was notified that at approximately 12:18 am a Toronto Police
Officer was conducting traffic checks on Victoria Park Ave. south of Eglinton
Ave. A suspected stolen vehicle was identified and pursued southbound on
Victoria Park Ave. The vehicle collided with a northbound vehicle at Holland
The driver of the southbound vehicle is deceased and the driver of the
northbound vehicle was taken to East General Hospital with non life
The SIU is appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to contact the
Unit at 416-622-1988 or 1-800787-8529 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