Ottawa man, 46, charged in fatal SJAM Parkway collision in June: RCMP

The RCMP have laid charges against an Ottawa man in connection with a fatal collision on the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway earlier this year.

RCMP traffic services began investigating after a vehicle left the parkway near the Champlain Bridge on the evening of June 10, fatally striking a pedestrian and critically injuring a cyclist, according to police reports.

The roadway was closed to traffic overnight and the driver of the vehicle was taken to hospital with minor injuries after the collision.

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RCMP took the lead on the investigation because the incident took place on Crown land.

The Mounties now say the investigation has concluded in charges against a 46-year-old man from Ottawa.

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The unidentified man is charged with careless driving causing death and causing bodily harm.

The suspect is scheduled to appear in court on March 31, 2021.

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