Man charged with drunk driving in fatal August collision

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Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit have laid Impaired Driving charges following a double fatal collision in the City of Markham.

On Monday, August 29, 2016, at approximately 9:40 a.m., officers responded to a two-vehicle collision on 16th Avenue, east of Bur Oak Avenue. Officers arrived on scene to find a black Toyota Corolla and a black Infinity G35 had collided east of the intersection.

The 42-year-old female driver of the Toyota Corolla and her passenger, her four-year-old daughter, both from Markham, were transported to hospital.

Sadly, both the female driver and her daughter succumbed to their injuries in hospital.

The 28-year-old male driver of the Infinity and his passenger, his one-year-old daughter, were transported to hospital with minor injuries.

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Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit have determined that alcohol was a contributing factor to the collision. On October 20, 2016, the accused was arrested and has since been charged.

  • Christopher SINGH, 28, City of Markham, charged with
    • Impaired Driving Cause Death x2
    • Over 80 Cause Death x2
    • Dangerous Driving Cause Death x2

York Regional Police is asking anyone with information to contact the Major Collision Investigation Unit by calling 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7704, or to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com, or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.- CINEWS

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