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Dump truck driver charged in fatal collision with cyclist

A 44-year-old woman died in the collision on Bayview in Richmond Hill May 6
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YRP crime scene police car
Supplied photo/York Regional Police

NEWS RELEASE
YORK REGIONAL POLICE
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Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit have charged the driver of the dump truck following a fatal collision involving a cyclist in the City of Richmond Hill. On Monday, May 6, 2019, at 1 p.m., York Regional Police were called to the area of Bayview Avenue and Woodriver Street for a report of a cyclist who had been struck by a dump truck.

When officers arrived they located the cyclist, a 44-year-old female from the City of Richmond Hill, was deceased at the scene. The driver of the dump truck remained at the scene. On Thursday, May 30, 2019, following a thorough investigation, police charged the driver of the dump truck.

Charged:

  • Balwinder Singh, 55, City of Brampton

Charge:

  • Dangerous driving causing death

Mr. Singh is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice on July 4, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. York Regional Police is asking anyone with information to contact the Major Collision Investigation Unit by calling 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7704, or to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com

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