Two people are dead and another person has been taken to hospital following a single motor-vehicle collision in the area of Lakeshore Road West and Avon head Road in Mississauga on Saturday early morning, September 9, 2017.
The off-duty Peel Regional Police Officer, and a passenger within the vehicle, were both pronounced dead at the scene. The third victim’s injuries are not considered life-threatening.
“It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we learn of the death of one of our fellow officers. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, and both other families impacted by this tragic event. The flags will now fly at half-mast out of respect for our fallen friend.” said Chief Jennifer Evans.
In light of the far-reaching and deeply felt impact this tragedy will have across the Peel Regional Police Service, we have requested that Toronto Police Service take the lead in this investigation.
Anyone with information regarding this incident can call Toronto Police Traffic Services at (416) 808-1900