No charges to be laid Constable Ochakovsky death

On Monday, March 1, 2010, at approximately 11:00 p.m., Constable Artem “James” OCHAKOVSKY, while operating a marked police cruiser, was involved in a two-vehicle collision in the intersection of Airport Road and Steeles Avenue East. As a result of the collision, Constable Ochakovsky was critically injured and passed away on Tuesday, March 2, 2010.

Constable Ochakovsky was a two-year veteran of Peel Regional Police and had been assigned to the Uniform Bureau at 21 Division. He is survived by his wife and four year-old son.

The Major Collision Bureau has conducted an extensive investigation into the collision, which determined that:

· Constable Ochakovsky was responding to a non-emergency call for assistance by another officer.

· Constable Ochakovsky was travelling south on Airport Road, approaching Steeles Avenue East. The cruiser’s emergency equipment was not activated.

· The traffic signals controlling the intersection of Airport Road and Steeles Avenue East were indicating a green light for north and southbound traffic on Airport Road.

· At the time of the collision, the second vehicle involved in this collision was in the process of turning left, from northbound Airport Road onto westbound Steeles Avenue East.

· As a result of the collision, Constable Ochakovsky’s cruiser was re-directed into the traffic light pole located at the southwest corner of the intersection.

· Prior to the collision, Constable Ochakovsky was travelling at 127 km/h, in an area with a posted 80 km/h speed limit.

· At the time of the collision, Constable Ochakovsky was not wearing his seatbelt.

Given these facts, investigators have determined that no charges should be laid in this matter.

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