Brampton man faces 7 criminal counts, in relation to fatal Mississauga crash

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Published January 17, 2022 at 5:27 pm

A 22-year-old Brampton man faces the possibility of life imprisonment, after being charged in relation to a fatal collision in Mississauga last summer.

Peel Regional Police’s major collision bureau has been investigating a collision that occurred around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11. The victim, 34-year-old Toronto man, was operating his vehicle as a transportation service when he was involved in a collision within the intersection of Winston Churchill Boulevard and Burnhamthorpe Road West in Mississauga. The victim had a passenger in his vehicle at the time of the collision.


The passenger, a 34-year-old man from Mississauga was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver in the other vehicle involved, a 22-year-old man from Brampton, was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. He had a 19-year-old female passenger from Brampton who was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Last Wednesday (Jan. 13), the driver of the other vehicle, Akamjot Sandhu, was arrested and charged with the following offences:

  • Impaired Operation Causing Death
  • Impaired Operation Causing Bodily Harm (two counts)
  • Dangerous Operation Causing Death
  • Dangerous Operation Causing Bodily Harm (two counts)
  • Public Mischief

Under federal law, the maximum sentence for impaired operation causing death is life imprisonment. The maximum sentence for dangerous operation causing death is 10 year’s imprisonment.

Sandhu was held for a bail hearing and has appeared in a Brampton court.

Anyone who may have witnessed this collision or has video surveillance, or dashcam footage of the incident, is asked to contact the Peel police’s major collision bureau at 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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