Traffic fatality #11/2010
Broadcast time: 16:12
Thursday, February 18, 2010
Traffic Services 416−808−1900
On Thursday, February 18, 2010, at 12:18 a.m., police responded to a personal injury collision on Pharmacy Avenue, at St. Bede’s Road.
It is alleged that:
− an 18−year−old man, driving an Eagle Talon, was southbound on Pharmacy Avenue, at St. Bede’s Road, travelling at high speed,
− the driver lost control of his car which left the roadway, striking a hydro pole, coming to rest 40 metres down the street,
− during the collision, a 19−year−old woman and a 15−year−old girl were ejected from the rear seat,
− the driver and the 15 year−old girl fled the scene of the collision but were located at hospital, The 15−year−old girl sustained non−life−threatening injuries.
The 18−year−old man was treated for non−life−threatening injuries and was later arrested. The 19−year−old woman was taken to hospital with life−threatening injuries and later died.
Donald LePage, 18, of Toronto, has been charged with:
1) Dangerous Operation Causing Death,
2) Dangerous Operation Causing Bodily Harm,
3) Fail to stop at scene of accident cause death,
4) Fail to stop at scene of accident bodily harm,
5) Drive motor vehicle, no licence,
6) Use plate not authorized for motor vehicle.
He was scheduled to appear in court at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East, on Thursday, February 18, 2010, room 412, at 2 p.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, or text TOR and yourID:message to CRIMES (274637).
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