Newspaper article The Canadian Press

SIU Clears Kingston, Ont., Officer after Man's SUV Plunges into Lake Ontario

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

SIU Clears Kingston, Ont., Officer after Man's SUV Plunges into Lake Ontario

Article excerpt

Officer cleared after SUV plunges into lake

--

KINGSTON, Ont. - Ontario's police watchdog says no charges are warranted against a Kingston, Ont., police officer who chased a vehicle that plunged into Lake Ontario last year, killing the 35-year-old driver.

The Special Investigations Unit says that shortly after midnight on May 27, 2016, two officers responded to a domestic disturbance call at a home in the city's west end.

They say a female resident gave the officers information that caused them to fear for the safety of a man, who left the home in an SUV, and others.

The SIU says an officer found the SUV near the home and started to follow the vehicle. A short time after, the officer turned on the emergency lights and began chasing the SUV -- at one point clocking more than 140 km/h before being ordered to stop the pursuit. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.