Arrest Made in Connection to a Fatal Fail to Remain Collision

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Investigators from the Major Collision Bureau are asking for Peel Region residents assistance into the investigation of a fatal hit and run collision that occurred yesterday, May 1, at 5:07 pm at the intersection of Sorrento Drive and Elia Avenue in Mississauga.

Rafaela Piedrasanta, a 75-year-old woman from Mississauga, was walking from the south side of Elia Avenue to the north side of Elia Avenue at Sorrento Drive when she was struck by a white Ford Pick-Up truck that was turning right.  

She suffered serious injuries and was transported to a hospital. Unfortunately, she died as a result of her injuries.

Today, May 2, investigators recovered the vehicle involved in the collision.

Seyenthan Sivakumaran, 37, of Mississauga was arrested and charged with failure to stop at a scene of accident cause death. He is set to appear for a bail hearing tomorrow, May 3, at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.

Anyone with information related to this collision is asked to contact the Major Collision Bureau (905) 453-2121, ext. 3710. 

Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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