Man, 29, charged in fatal collision #35/2018,
Steeles Avenue West and Kipling Avenue,
Faces nine charges
Broadcast time: 13:47
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Case #: 2018-1179636
On Friday, June 29, 2018, at 1:23 a.m., police responded to a call for a personal injury collision at Steeles Avenue West at Kipling Avenue.
It is alleged that:
- a man, 29, was driving a Honda Accord eastbound on Steeles Avenue West, approaching Kipling Avenue
- a man, 55, was driving a Dodge Caravan westbound on Steeles Avenue West, attempting to make a left turn to southbound Kipling Avenue
- a man, 26, was driving a Chevrolet Cruz northbound on Kipling Avenue, and was stopped at Steeles Avenue West
- a man, 19, was standing in the southeast area of the intersection at Kipling Avenue and Steeles Avenue West
- the Honda and Dodge collided in the intersection
- after the collision, the Honda struck the Chevrolet, then the pedestrian
The 19-year-old man received life-threatening injuries and succumbed to those injuries in hospital.
Police are asking local residents, businesses, and drivers, who may have security or dash camera footage of the area or incident, to contact investigators.
The driver of the Honda has been identified as Martin Jason Hines, 29, of Orangeville.
He has been charged with:
1) Possession of proceeds obtained by crime over $5000
2) two counts of Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle cause bodily harm
3) two counts of Fail to stop at scene of accident cause bodily harm
4) Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle
5) Fail to stop at scene of accident
6) Attempt to commit an indictable offence
7) Robbery with violence
He was scheduled to appear in court at 2201 Finch Avenue West, on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, room 206.
Investigators are seeking dash camera or security camera footage from Steeles Avenue West, between Highway 27 and Kipling Avenue, from Friday, June 29, 2018, between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m.
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, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, 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 Clint Stibbe, Traffic Services, for Superintendent Scott Baptist, Traffic Services