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Forklift driver charged in fatal Mississauga industrial accident

Peel Regional Police have charged a forklift driver following a fatal industrial accident in Mississauga Monday morning.

Peel Regional Police have charged a forklift driver following a fatal industrial accident in Mississauga Monday morning.

Police responded to a call in the Kennedy Road and Courtneypark Drive East area, shortly before 9:30 a.m.

At the site, police determined a man was struck by a forklift. Police say the victim was pinned between the forklift and a flatbed truck.

A 42-year-old employee was taken into custody in connection with the fatal incident, police say. Police allege he fled on foot after the incident.

Police have charged the man with failing to remain causing death. A bail hearing is set for Tuesday.

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