Appeal to the Driver to Turn Themselves In
Region of Peel– Investigators from the Major Collision Bureau are seeking the assistance of the public in locating the driver of a vehicle involved in a fail to remain collision with a pedestrian on March 18, 2019.
Shortly after 4:25 a.m. 21 year-old Navindra Sookramsingh was walking southbound on West Drive between the intersections of Clark Drive and Orenda Boulevard in the City of Brampton. He was struck by a southbound vehicle in the southbound lane on West Drive. The collision was witnessed by the driver of a northbound vehicle.
Witnesses’ report that as Sookramsingh was on the roadway a southbound vehicle similar to a beige Toyota Corolla struck him throwing him more than 20 meters. Sookramsingh suffered multiple broken bones, facial and internal injuries. He remains in critical condition in a trauma centre
Investigators from the Major Collision Bureau are seeking the public’s assistance in locating the vehicle and driver responsible for this collision. Police are asking citizens to be vigilant and report any similar vehicles with minor front end damage to them. To assist the public, a photo of Sookramsingh can be viewed by visiting our website.
Police are also appealing to the driver to contact a lawyer and surrender to police. “We recognize that you are probably frightened by what happened; we are hoping that you will do the right thing and turn yourself in,” said Detective Sergeant Gary Carty of the Major Collision Bureau.
Investigators are appealing for anyone with information on this collision as well as those with dash cam footage or surveillance cameras, to call investigators with the Major Collision Bureau at (905) 453–2121, ext. 3710.