Arrest Made in Fatal Collision Involving Toddler

Posted On Wednesday September 16, 2020

Region of Peel – Investigators from the Major Collision Bureau have arrested a man in relation to the fatal collision that claimed the life of an 18-month-old boy.

On Wednesday, August 12, 2020, just before 5:30 p.m. a delivery driver was operating a van in the parking lot of 2365 Confederation Parkway in the City of Mississauga. At this time, the victim, an 18-month-old boy was with his mother in the same parking lot. As the delivery driver was exiting the lot the victim was struck by the vehicle.

The victim suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported by the delivery driver and the victim’s mother to a local hospital. The victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased a short time later.

On Monday September 14, 2020, Investigators arrested Arshdeep Oathi, a 25-year-old man from the City of Brampton in relation to the incident. He was charged with Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle Causing Death and released on an Undertaking. He is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in the City of Brampton on November 16, 2020.

Anyone with information, is urged to contact investigators at the Major Collision Bureau at 905-453-2121, ext. 3710. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by visiting

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Inc: PR20-0257216

N/R: 20-220.1

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