News Release

SIU Investigating Serious Injuries Suffered by Man After Collision with Peel Police Cruiser in Brampton

Case Number: 22-OVI-033   

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Mississauga, ON (5 February, 2022) ---
The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the serious injuries suffered by a 63-year-old man in a collision involving a Peel Regional Police cruiser in Brampton this morning.

Preliminary information suggests the following:
  • At approximately 5:22 a.m., there was a collision involving a cruiser and another vehicle at Torbram Road and Williams Parkway.
  • The driver of the vehicle was transported to hospital and is being treated for serious injuries.
  • The officer involved was also seriously injured.

Three investigators and two forensic investigators have been assigned to the case. 

The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation, including video or photos, to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529 or online at: https://siu.on.ca/en/appeals.php

The SIU is an independent government agency that investigates the conduct of officials (police officers as well as special constables with the Niagara Parks Commission and peace officers with the Legislative Protective Service) that may have resulted in death, serious injury, sexual assault and/or the discharge of a firearm at a person. All investigations are conducted by SIU investigators who are civilians. Under the Special Investigations Unit Act, the Director of the SIU must

  • consider whether the official has committed a criminal offence in connection with the incident under investigation
  • depending on the evidence, cause a criminal charge to be laid against the official where grounds exist for doing so, or close the file without any charges being laid
  • publicly report the results of its investigations

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Kristy Denette, siu.media@ontario.ca
SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES