Police seeking public's assistance, person of interest,
Fatal Collision #40/2021,
Eastbound Gardiner Expressway east of Islington Avenue
Broadcast time: 12:35
Date: Monday, October 4, 2021
Unit: Traffic Services
Case #: 2021-1896382
On Sunday, October 3, 2021 at 1:32 a.m., a grey Nissan was travelling eastbound on the Gardiner Expressway in the centre lane, near Islington Avenue.
It is reported that:
- a white 2015 Audi R8 with the license plate CTPV512 was traveling southbound on Highway 427 at a high rate of speed, and continued onto the eastbound Gardiner Expressway
- the Audi R8 struck the rear of the grey Nissan. The Nissan lost control and struck the north guard rail. The vehicle flipped onto its roof, sustaining significant damage
- the 58-year-old passenger of the Nissan was taken to hospital with life threatening injuries. The woman later succumbed to her injuries. The 61-year-old man driving the Nissan sustained non-life threatening injuries
- the Audi R8 stopped on the on the right shoulder of the highway, and the driver fled the scene of the collision on foot
- multiple motorists stopped to offer assistance and a few took video of the scene moments after the collision
Police are appealing to any witness that may have information that would assist in the investigation to contact police, and provide any video or dash camera footage that they may have in relation to the incident.
Police are interested in speaking to anyone that may have seen the Audi R8 prior to the collision or on the evening of Saturday, October 2, 2021.
Investigators have identified Kalyan Trivedi, 30, as a person of interest, and request that he contact police. Anyone that may have any information regarding the whereabouts of Kalyan Trivedi on Saturday, October 2, 2021 or Sunday, October 3, 2021 are also asked to contact police.
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 or Google Play.
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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Joseph Kranjac, Traffic Services