Arrest Made in Connection to a Fatal Fail to Remain Collision

Published May 3, 2019 at 3:50 am


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

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