UPDATE: SIU investigating man's fall from balcony in Oakville


More details have come to light regarding an incident involving police in Oakville early this morning.

Around 3:45 a.m. on February 16, officers responded to the area of Speers Road and Kerr Street to investigate a dispute with a cab driver.

The investigation led officers to an apartment in the area.

Shortly after the officers were allowed entry into a 2nd floor apartment unit, a 40-year-old man fled to the balcony,” the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) said in a statement.

He fell from the balcony to the ground below.”

The man was taken to Hamilton General Hospital with serious injuries.

Halton Police say they notified the SIU of the incident. The SIU has invoked its mandate and assigned four investigators and one forensic investigator to this case.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact the lead investigator at 1-800-787-8529. 

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