Arrest Made Following Fatal Brampton Collision


An arrest has been made following a fatal Brampton collision.

According to Peel Police, investigators from the Major Collision Bureau have arrested a male suspect following a fatal collision resulting in the death of a newlywed.

On Oct. 21 around 12:30 a.m., two vehicles collided at the intersection of Highway 50 and Castlemore Road in Brampton, police say. 

According to police, following the collision a 30 year-old female passenger from Newmarket, was killed on scene. 

Her husband of only one week, a 31 year-old male from Newmarket, was transported to a trauma centre with serious but non-life threatening injuries, police say.

According to police, the accused responsible for the collision fled the scene on foot.

Police say, on Oct. 23, Walid Wakeel, a 23 year-old male from Nobleton, turned himself in to Peel Regional Police.

According to police, the accused was arrested and charged with:

  • Criminal Negligence Cause Death
  • Criminal Negligence Cause Bodily Harm
  • Fail to Remain at Scene of Accident Cause Death
  • Fail to Remain at Scene of Accident Cause Bodily Harm 

The accused was held pending a bail hearing for Oct. 23 at the A. Grenville & William Davis Court House in Brampton, police say.

Police are asking anyone with more information in relation to this incident to contact the Major Collision Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3710.

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