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Fail to remain Personal Injury Collision #65/2019,
Ellesmere Road and Pharmacy Avenue,
Police seek three Persons of Interest

Broadcast time: 16:35
Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Traffic Services

Case #: 2019-1976844

On Sunday, October 13, 2019, at approximately 10:48 a.m., police received a report of a collision in the Ellesmere Road and Pharmacy Avenue area.

See previous release.

See previous release.

On Tuesday, October 15, 2019, it is reported:

- the injuries to the two women are serious but not life-threatening

- the 20-month-old boy's condition has been upgraded and he is expected to recover.

Police are looking to identify a person of interest in this investigation who is believed to be the passenger of the vehicle at the time of the collision. He is described as a white, with a beard and wears glasses. He was wearing a grey sweater, black pants, and a red hat.

A warrant has been issued for Derek DeSousa, 34, of Toronto. Investigation has identified him as the driver of the motor vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, 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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Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Scott Matthews, for Superintendent Scott Baptist, Traffic Services