Ontario SIU investigating serious injury suffered by female driver who fled police in Port Colborne


The ontario Special Investigations Unit announced Sunday it is investigating the circumstances surrounding the serious injury suffered by a 27-year-old woman in a collision while fleeing from Niagara Regional Police Service officers last night in Port Colborne.

Citing preliminary information, the Ontario SIU said the incident occurred on November 20, 2021 at about 8:42 p.m., when officers in separate cruisers attempted to stop a driver who was travelling at a high-rate of speed.

The statememt further added that the driver was then involved in a collision into a home on Main Street West and Oakwood Street.

The driver was taken to hospital where she has been diagnosed with a serious injury.
Two investigators and one forensic investigator have been assigned to the case.

One subject official and six witness officials have been designated at this time.

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.



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