Street racing blamed for collision that critically injured man, 20, in Brampton
Police are searching for a 2017 Dodge Charger, which fled the scene
Peel police are appealing for witnesses after they say a 20-year-old man was critically injured as a result of a street race in Brampton Thursday night.
Around 9:45 p.m., Thursday the driver of a Dodge Challenger was travelling northbound at a high speed on Chinguacousy Road near Charolaid Boulevard.
Peel police say it was at this time the driver lost control of their car, mounted a centre median, hit a railway crossing indicator and collided with another northbound vehicle.
In a press release, police say investigators have evidence the collision was the result of street racing. Police are searching for a suspect vehicle, a Dodge Charger, which was last seen fleeing southbound on Chinguacousy Road.
A 20-year-old Kingston man, the driver of the Dodge Challenger, was taken to a Toronto trauma centre, and remains in critical condition.
The driver and passenger of the vehicle that was struck by Dodge Challenger were taken to local hospital with minor injuries.
Investigators are appealing for witnesses who may have seen the collision, have video footage, or have any information about the drivers.