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Fatal collision #50/2017,
Cowan Avenue at King Street West,
Update,
Man, 26, faces two charges



Broadcast time: 10:14
Friday, November 3, 2017

14 Division
416-808-1900

Case #: 2017-1855401


On Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at 9:06 a.m., police responded to a call for a personal injury collision on Cowan Avenue at King Street West.

It is reported that:

- a man, 26, was driving a Ford Ranger pickup, southbound on Cowan Avenue, at King Street West.

- a man, 53, was operating a streetcar, westbound on King Street West, approaching Cowan Avenue

- the pickup entered the intersection and collided with the westbound streetcar

- the pickup then struck a male cyclist, 39, who was on King Street West, west of Cowan Avenue

The cyclist was taken to hospital where he was pronounced.

See previous release.

The 26-year-old driver of the Ford pickup has been charged with:

1) Careless driving
2) Start from stopped position not in safety

He is scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Thursday, December 14, 2017, 1:30 p.m., courtroom C.

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 Michelle Flannery, Corporate Communications, for Constable Clint Stibbe, Traffic Services