Special Investigations Unit (SIU)

Special Investigations Unit (SIU)

March 14, 2010 09:06 ET

SIU Investigates Motor Vehicle Collision in Ottawa

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 14, 2010) - The Special Investigations (SIU) is investigating the circumstances surrounding a motor vehicle collision that occurred on Highway 417 near the Woodroffe Avenue interchange in Ottawa. On Sunday, March 14, 2010, shortly after midnight, a red Honda Civic collided with a black, unmarked, Ottawa Police Service SUV that was stopped on the shoulder of the westbound lanes of Highway 417.

The adult female occupant of the Honda Civic was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

The SIU is appealing for anyone who witnessed this incident to contact the Unit at 416—641-1872 or 1-800-787-8529 ext. 1872.

The SIU is a civilian agency that investigates cases of serious injuries (including allegations of sexual assault) and deaths involving the police. Pursuant to section 113 of the Police Services Act, the Director of the SIU is mandated to consider whether a criminal offence has been committed by an officer(s) in connection with the incident under investigation and, where warranted by the evidence, to cause a criminal charge or charges to be laid against the officer(s). The Director reports the results of investigations to the Attorney General.

Contact Information

  • SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
    Monica Hudon
    416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529