Special Investigations Unit (SIU)

Special Investigations Unit (SIU)

July 31, 2011 18:22 ET

SIU Collision Investigation in Hagersville Continues

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 31, 2011) - The Special Investigations Unit is continuing its collision investigation into a single vehicle collision outside Hagersville early yesterday morning.

The 15-year-old driver of the vehicle died from his injuries yesterday evening at Hamilton General Hospital. A post-mortem is scheduled for tomorrow morning.

The SIU has designated one officer as a subject officer and four officers as witness officers. Two civilian witnesses have been identified.

Anyone who has information regarding this investigation is asked to contact the SIU at 416-622-1806 or 1-800-787-8529 extension #1806.

The SIU is an arm's length agency that investigates reports involving police where there has been death, serious injury or allegations of sexual assault. Under the Police Services Act, the Director of the SIU must

  • consider whether an officer has committed a criminal offence in connection with the incident under investigation
  • depending on the evidence, lay a criminal charge against the officer if appropriate or close the file without any charges being laid
  • report the results of any investigations to the Attorney General.

Contact Information

  • SIU Communications/Service des communications, UES
    Frank Phillips
    416-622-2342 or/ou 1-800-787-8529
    www.siu.on.ca