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Fatal collision #29/2017,
Bayview Avenue Extension at Beltline Trail,
Update,
Man, 39, charged



Broadcast time: 11:25
Friday, August 11, 2017

53 Division
416-808-1900

Case #: 2017-1224899


On Saturday, July 8, 2017, at 8:05 p.m., police responded to a call for a personal injury collision at the Bayview Avenue Extension, at Beltline Trail.

It is reported that:

- a woman, 35, was riding a 2010 Honda CBR600 motorcycle, northbound on the Bayview Avenue Extension, approaching Beltline Trail

- a man, 46, was riding a 2014 BMW motorcycle, northbound on the Bayview Avenue Extension, approaching Beltline Trail

- a man, 39, was driving a 2016 Honda Accord, northbound on the Bayview Avenue Extension, approaching Beltline Trail, and attempted to make a U-turn

- as the Honda made the U-turn, the vehicles collided

The 35-year-old woman received life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital where she was pronounced. The 46-year-old man received non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital.

See previous release.

The driver of the Honda has been identified as Kugatheesh Rasaratnam, 39, of Aurora. He has been charged with:

1) Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle Causing Death

He is scheduled to appear in court at College Park, on Thursday, October 5, 2017, 2 p.m., room 505.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, 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