Man Dead After Highway 115 Collision, CEW Discharge – SIU Investigating

The province’s Special Investigations Unit is now investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 48-year-old man following a single vehicle collision and police deployment of a conducted energy weapon (CEW) on Highway 115.
Preliminary information suggests the following:

  • At approximately 12 noon on October 2, 2021, there was a single vehicle collision on Highway 115, north of Highway 407. 
  • There was an interaction with the man involved in the collision and the Durham Regional Police Service. Police deployed a CEW at the man.
  • The man was taken to hospital in critical condition and was pronounced dead at 2:08 a.m. on October 3, 2021. 

The SIU is urging anyone who may have information about this investigation to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529. The Unit is also urging anyone who may have any video evidence related to this incident to upload that video through the SIU website.

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