Special Investigations Unit (SIU)

Special Investigations Unit (SIU)

August 02, 2011 10:36 ET

SIU Continues Collision Investigation in Hagersville

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 2, 2011) - The Special Investigations Unit is continuing its investigation into a single vehicle collision outside Hagersville early Saturday morning that claimed the life of a 15-year-old boy.

Wade Marsden of Six Nations was airlifted to hospital in Hamilton after the crash. He succumbed to his injuries Saturday evening at Hamilton General Hospital.

A post-mortem was conducted in Hamilton on August 1st.

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