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Charges laid in crash between SUV, e-bike in Milton

A 24-year-old woman from Burlington has been charged by police following a collision that took place in August.
A 24-year-old woman from Burlington has been charged by police following a collision that took place in August. Halton Regional Police Service

Police have now laid charges in a midsummer collision in Milton between an SUV and an e-bike.

The crash happened shortly after midnight on Aug. 18 when police say a Jeep Compass hit an e-bike in the northbound lanes of Trafalgar Road north of Lower Base Line.

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A collision reconstruction team determined that the Jeep, driven by a 24-year-old woman from Burlington, collided with the rear of the e-bike, which was being ridden by a 35-year-old man from Mississauga.

The rider was transported to Hamilton General Hospital with what police at the time called “life-altering” injuries.

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The Jeep driver faces one count of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm.

Her first court appearance is in December.

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