SIU investigating collision involving Ottawa police cruiser that left two people hurt

OTTAWA — Ontario's police watchdog is investigating a collision involving a city police cruiser that left two people seriously injured in Ottawa. 

In a news release Sunday, the Special Investigations Unit says the collision happened around 8 p.m. on Saturday. 

All three people were taken to hospital.

The SIU says the officer was treated for minor injuries and released from hospital. 

The driver and the passenger of the other vehicle remain in hospital with serious injuries.

The watchdog agency is asking for anyone with information to come forward and has assigned three investigators to the case.

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This story was produced with the financial assistance of the Facebook and Canadian Press News Fellowship.

The Canadian Press


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