Charges in fatal hit and run collision - Laurier Avenue West

Posted On Friday August 09, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, August 9, 2019    11:31am

  

(Ottawa)—The Collision Investigation Unit has laid criminal charges in relation to a fatal hit and run collision that occurred on Laurier Avenue West near Elgin Street in May. 

The May 16th collision resulted in the death of a 60 year-old cyclist. 

Mukwoh Jordan LAND, 33 years old, of Ottawa, appeared in court this morning. 

He is charged with dangerous operation of a conveyance causing death and failure to stop at the scene of accident causing death. 

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Thursday, May 16, 2019 3:05pm 

Laurier Avenue hit and run collision - suspect to identify

(Ottawa)—Collision Investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect in this morning’s hit and run. 

He is described as an Aboriginal male, 5’10” (178cm), skinny with long black hair. He was seen after the incident on a surveillance camera at the Rideau Centre, wearing a light coloured jacket over a hoodie, blue jeans and white sneakers with two stripes on the side. He was carrying a blue backpack (see picture). 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service Collision Investigation Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 2481. 

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca. 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, May 16, 2019   12:45pm 

Update: Laurier Avenue West hit and run collision results in death

(Ottawa) – The male cyclist involved in a hit and run collision this morning has succumbed to his injuries in hospital. 

No further information on the individual’s identity will be released. 

The investigation continues.   

Investigators are still requesting the public’s assistance for any possible witnesses, videos or pictures. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service Collision Investigation Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 2481. 

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Thursday, May 16, 2019          10:45am 

Laurier Avenue West hit and run collision: Police Seek witnesses

(Ottawa)-  Ottawa Police service Collision investigators are seeking the public’s help in relation to a hit and run collision that occurred this morning at 7:20am on Laurier Avenue West. The collision left a male cyclist with life-threatening injuries. 

The vehicle and the cyclist were both travelling west on Laurier Avenue West near Elgin Street when the cyclist was struck. The driver then fled the scene of the collision. The abandoned vehicle was located on the MacKenzie King Bridge. 

If you witnessed the collision or if you have video, cell phone images or a dash cam video we are asking that you contact Ottawa Police Collision investigators. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service Collision Investigation s Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 2481. 

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca. 

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