Newspaper article The Canadian Press

No Charge against Police in Pursuit That Led to Brain injury:SIU

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

No Charge against Police in Pursuit That Led to Brain injury:SIU

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No charge in pursuit that led to head injury

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MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - The Special Investigations Unit says there are no reasonable grounds to lay criminal charges against a Barrie, Ont., officer after a man was seriously injured fleeing from police.

The police watchdog agency says the Nov. 11, 2015, incident began when officers received a call about a domestic assault.

Realizing the police had been called, the SIU says a 20-year-old man fled a home and encountered the officer, who turned his cruiser around in order to follow the vehicle.

Seconds later, the vehicle ran a stop sign and was t-boned by an SUV. The man ran into a wooded area, where he jumped a retaining wall fence that bordered a playground and fell eight metres.

He was taken to hospital and diagnosed with bleeding to his brain. …

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