SIU Provides Update into Fatal Whitby Multi-Vehicle Collision

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SIU Investigating Collision on Highway 401 in Whitby that Resulted in Fatalities
Update: SIU Releases Further Details in Relation to Fatal Whitby Multi-Vehicle Collision

Seven investigators, two forensic investigators and one collision reconstructionist continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding a multi-vehicle collision that occurred in Whitby on April 29, 2024. As a result of the collision, four people died, including an infant, and two people were seriously injured.

As of today:

Subject officials: Two subject officials were designated. At this time, neither has submitted to an interview or provided their duty notes, as is their legal right.

Witness officials: 19 were designated. Interviews are ongoing.

Civilian witnesses: So far, 36 have been identified and interviewed.

Two individuals suffered serious injuries and were transported to hospital: The 27-year-old female from the Nissan Sentra was released from hospital, while the 38-year-old occupant of the cargo van remains in hospital.

Post-mortems for the four deceased individuals took place on May 1, 2024.

At this time, the SIU is in possession of more than 100 videos, obtained from: in-car camera footage, drone footage, body worn camera footage, Ministry of Transportation footage and civilian recordings.

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

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