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Personal injury collision #14/2017,
Sheppard Avenue West at Magellan Drive,
Now fatal collision #11/2017,
Woman, 20, facing two charges

Broadcast time: 10:55
Thursday, June 15, 2017

31 Division

Case #: 2017-395986

On Saturday, March 4, 2017, at 10:12 a.m., police responded to a call for a personal injury collision at Sheppard Avenue West at Magellan Drive.

It is reported that:

- a woman, 20, was driving a 1998 Toyota Sienna, eastbound on Sheppard Avenue West, approaching Magellan Drive

- two boys, both 9, were attempting to cross Sheppard Avenue West, on the west side of Magellan Drive

- the boys were struck by the Toyota as they were crossing the road

Both boys were taken to hospital, one with non-life-threatening injuries, the other with life-threatening injuries.

On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, the 9-year-old boy with life-threatening injuries was pronounced.

The driver of the Toyota has been identified as Miriam Damile, 20, of Toronto. She has been charged with:

1) Dangerous Operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm
2) Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death

She is scheduled to appear in court at 1000 Finch Avenue West on Thursday, July 27, 2017, 1 p.m., room 301.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Constable Clint Stibbe, Traffic Services