Ambulance rammed in Brampton, charges laid

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Published June 9, 2021 at 2:12 am


A man who is alleged to have intentionally rammed an ambulance with his vehicle in Brampton faces over a dozen charges.

Peel Regional Police stated late Tuesday night that the 21 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau has laid 15 counts in the case. 

At 1:30 p.m. on Monday (June 7), PRP received a call about an unconscious man in a running vehicle in the area of Steelweel Road and Tomken Road in Brampton. After officers and paramedics arrived, the man regained concsciouness. He drove off, striking the ambulance and two other parked vehicles before leaving the area.

Paramedics did not sustain any injuries. 

The man was found at 5:04 p.m., or about 3½ hours later, in the vehicle near Kipling Avenue and Dundas Street West in Toronto. An arrest was made.

Harjinder Singh, age 32, of Brampton, appeared in a Brampton court on Tuesday. He is charged with the following offences:

  • Three counts of possession of property obtained by crime; 
  • Three counts of breach of a court order;
  • Three counts of possession of a controlled substance;
  • Three counts of illegal possession of identity documents;
  • Illegal possession of credit card data;
  • Dangerous operation of a motor vehicle; 
  • Failure to stop at the scene of an accident.

(Photo courtesy Peel Regional Police.)

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