A 29-year-old male faces numerous charges after fleeing a fatal motor-vehicle collision in Ajax Saturday morning.
On Saturday, November 27, 2021, at approximately 3:14 a.m., members of West Division responded to the intersection of Kingston Road and Harwood Avenue for a report of a serious motor-vehicle collision involving a blue Honda Accord and a black Chevrolet pick-up truck. The 73-year-old female passenger of the Honda was pronounced deceased at the scene. The 40-year-old female driver of the Honda was transported to a Toronto trauma center with serious but non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the stolen pick-up, a 29-year-old male of Pickering fled the scene but was located and arrested by police shortly after.
Jason SELIG, age 29 of Sheppard Avenue in Pickering was charged with: Impaired Operation of a Conveyance Fatality; Impaired Operation of a Conveyance Bodily Harm; Leave Accident Scene Fail to Give Name Fatality; Leave Accident Scene Fail to Give Name Bodily Harm; Operation While Impaired – Exceed; Theft of Motor Vehicle and Drive Motor Vehicle – No Licence.
He was held for a bail hearing.
Members of the DRPS Collision Investigation Unit attended the scene to conduct an investigation. The roads in the area were closed for several hours while evidence was collected.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call D/Cst. Kollaard of Collision Investigation Unit at 905-579-1520 (toll free 1-888-579-1520) ext. 5216.
Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477or at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000