News Release

SIU Investigating Peel Police Officer-Involved Crash in Brampton

Case Number: 23-OVI-078   

Mississauga, ON (11 March, 2023) ---
The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating a collision involving a Peel Regional Police cruiser and another vehicle in Brampton that seriously injured a 57-year-old man early this morning.

Preliminary information suggests the following:
  • At approximately midnight on March 11, 2023, the officer was on his way to a call about a suspicious vehicle.
  • The officer was involved in a collision with another vehicle at Main Street and Archibald Street.
  • The driver of the civilian vehicle was taken to hospital for treatment of serious injuries. The other two passengers were not seriously injured.
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:

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call the Affected Persons Program General Referral Line at 1-877-641-1897 or click here for more information:

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 Communications/Service des communications, UES