Appeal for Witnesses in a Street Racing Fatality

Posted on Tuesday February 06, 2018

Region of Peel – Investigators from the Major Collision Bureau are seeking the public’s assistance in their investigation into a fatal vehicle collision in the City of Mississauga.

On Monday February 5, 2018 at approximately 11:00 p.m. a group of seven young people left a Mississauga restaurant in two separate vehicles. The two vehicles, a Mitsubishi Eclipse and a Ford Fusion, travelled westbound at a high rate of speed on Eglinton Avenue East, and came into slight contact with each other as they approached Mavis Road.

The Mitsubishi Eclipse lost control and slid into a traffic light pole at the intersection. Rabab ARSHAD, a 19 year-old female, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced deceased at the scene.

Another occupant of the vehicle was transported to a trauma centre with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The driver was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Hashim KHAN, a 22 year-old male of Milton, and Muhammad Daniyal KHAN, a 20 year-old of Brampton, were arrested and charged with the following offences:

Criminal Negligence Cause Death

Criminal Negligence Cause Bodily Harm

Criminal Negligence Cause Death by Street Racing

Criminal Negligence Cause Bodily Harm by Street Racing

Dangerous Driving Causing Death

Dangerous Driving Causing Bodily Harm

Dangerous Driving Causing Death by Street Racing

Dangerous Driving Causing Bodily Harm by Street Racing

 

The two drivers appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on Tuesday February 6, 2018, for a bail hearing.

Investigators are appealing for witnesses who may have seen the collision, have video footage of the incident or who may have information regarding the actions of the drivers involved prior to the collision.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators with 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 www.peelcrimestoppers.ca or by sending a text message to CRIMES (274637) with the word ‘PEEL’ and then your tip.  

Aggressive driving and high speed poses a great risk to the public. In the past 60 days officers with Road Safety Services have charged 34 people with Stunt Driving by speeding in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit.  If you have information on aggressive driving please contact police.

For media inquiries, please contact the on-duty Media Relations Officer at (905) 453-2121, ext. 4027. 

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