Man Charged Following Fatal Oakville Crash

 

A Mississauga man is facing charges in connection with a fatal Oakville crash. 

The OPP recently announced that it has laid criminal charges following an investigation into a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on the QEW on Aug. 22, 2019.

At approximately 10:45 p.m., officers from the Burlington OPP received reports of an eight-vehicle collision on the eastbound QEW at Trafalgar Road. 

One of the involved vehicles, a transport truck, caught fire. The eastbound QEW was shut down for several hours for the investigation.

As a result of the collision, seven people were treated for non-life-threatening injuries. 

The driver of one of the involved vehicles, 34-year-old Niagara Falls woman Elena Kulikova, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Polices say the driver of the transport truck, 34-year-old Mississauga man Muhammad Hasnai Raza, has been arrested and charged with causing death by criminal negligence and dangerous operation causing death. 

The accused was held for a bail hearing on Sept. 13 to answer to the charges.

Cover photo courtesy of the OPP

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