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SIU investigating after man leaves 401 median crash

The SIU is an arms-length civilian agency that investigates allegations of serious injury, death, or sexual assault involving Ontario police forces.
The SIU is an arms-length civilian agency that investigates allegations of serious injury, death, or sexual assault involving Ontario police forces. Lars Hagberg / The Canadian Press

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has been called to investigate after a vehicle crashed into a median on Highway 401, east of Wellington Road in London.

Middlesex OPP were called to reports of a crash involving a grey SUV at around 10 p.m. Wednesday.

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The vehicle’s occupant left the scene, and was found nearby and arrested by police. He was taken to the hospital by emergency medical services, for injuries as a result of the crash.

The OPP notified the SIU, which has invoked its mandate. Provincial police say they won’t be providing more information on the matter.

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