Update - Charge Laid - Fatal Collision (rel # 651, 652, 654, 655, 656)

Police have charged the 17-year-old driver involved in a fatal collision on September 7, 2016 with Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle Causing Death. The youth appeared in Court this morning. (Court Info #: 38010612).

Police were called to multi-vehicle collision at approximately 1:25 p.m., September 7, 2016. Preliminary investigation by the Collision Anlyst Unit has determined that a vehicle traveling northbound on Circle Drive struck a piece of construction equipment ("Zoom Boom"). The northbound vehicle then crossed the median and struck a southbound vehicle. The 70-year-old driver of the southbound vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene. The 17-year-old driver was transported to hospital but later released into Police custody and charged with Breach of Probation (x2) and Breach of Undertaking (x2).

The incident remains under investigation.

(Occurrence Number: 16-89910)