KAWARTHA LAKES-The province’s Special Investigations Unit is investigating the circumstances surrounding the serious injuries sustained by an 18-year-old male today in Bowmanville when the vehicle he was in struck a light standard.
Preliminary information suggests the following:
- At approximately 3:30 a.m. on April 30, 2022, officers with the Durham Regional Police Service responded to a call in the area of Bowmanville Avenue and Northglen Boulevard in Haydon.
- DRPS officers later spotted a vehicle of interest travelling on Bowmanville Avenue and began following the vehicle.
- In the Canadian Tire plaza located at 2000 Green Road in Bowmanville, the vehicle struck a light standard.
- Three individuals from the vehicle were arrested by police officers. One was taken to hospital where he was diagnosed with a serious injury.
Three investigators and two forensic investigators have been assigned to the case.
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 or online at: https://siu.on.ca/en/appeals.php