OPP Identify & Charge Sudbury Man After Fatal HWY 144 Weekend Crash

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UPDATE 2:

OPP:

"On June 21, 2022, members from the Nipissing West (Sudbury) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged a person from the fatal motor vehicle collision on June 19, 2022, on Highway 144, in the City of Greater Sudbury.

With the assistance of the public, police were able to identify a third vehicle involved in the collision.

As a result of the investigation, a 25 year-old Sudbury man was arrested and charged with:

  • Dangerous operation, contrary to section 320.13(1) of the Criminal Code (CC)
  • Failure to stop after accident, contrary to section 320.16(1) of the CC

 

The accused was released on an Undertaking and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on August 24, 2022, in Sudbury.

The OPP would like to thank the public with their assistance in identifying the third vehicle and driver."

 

UPDATE 1:

On June 20, 2022, members from the Nipissing West (Sudbury) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have identified Jean DESJARDINS, 46 years-of-age from Onaping as the decease from the motor vehicle collision, which occurred on June 19, 2022, on Highway 144, in the City of Greater Sudbury.

The OPP are requesting assistance from the public from any vehicles with dash cameras, especially commercial motor vehicles, travelling between Dowling and Onaping on Highway 144 between 12:00-2:00 p.m. on June 19, 2022.

If anyone has any information regarding this motor vehicle collision, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at http://www.ontariocrimestoppers.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000

The following is a release from the OPP:

"On June 19, 2022, at 1:30 p.m., members from the Nipissing West (Sudbury) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a collision involving two vehicles on Highway 144, between Dowling and Onaping Falls, in the City of Greater Sudbury.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a commercial motor vehicle and a passenger vehicle were involved in the collision and one of the vehicles had caught on fire.

The driver of the passenger vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene and the name of the deceased will not be released until next of kin is notified.

The collision is under investigation and will be closed in both directions for about eight hours, while members of the OPP Traffic Incident Management Enforcement Team (T.I.M.E.) attended to process the scene.

Further information will be provided as it becomes available.

If anyone has any information regarding this motor vehicle collision, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at http://www.ontariocrimestoppers.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000"

 

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