Police Identify Man Involved in GO Train Collision in Mississauga
A man is facing charges in connection with a serious collision involving a vehicle and a GO Train in Mississauga.
Peel police were called to the scene of the incident, which occurred in the Alexandra Ave. and Fourth Street area, on Tuesday, July 9.
Police say a lone male was operating a black vehicle when it crashed into an oncoming GO Train.
Although the collision caused extensive damage to the vehicle, the male was located outside of the car and was reportedly walking around after the incident.
He was subsequently transported to a trauma centre with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police say 36-year-old St. Catharines man Pawel Mieczkowski has been charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.
While the cause of the collision has not yet been determined, police told insauga.com that there is currently no indication that the driver was impaired or suffering from a medical disorder at the time of the incident.
The collision caused significant delays on the Lakeshore West line.
Police say the circumstances surrounding the crash are still under investigation.
The accused will appear in court at a later date.
Photo courtesy of Peel Regional Police
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