Richmond Hill bus driver Ardeshir Espah-Angizi charged in a fatal pedestrian collision indicent

Officers with the York Regional Police Collision Investigation Unit have charged a 42-year-old man following an investigation into a fatal pedestrian collision in the Town of Richmond Hill.

On Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at approximately 11:30 a.m., police responded to a serious pedestrian collision on Yonge Street, north of Major Mackenzie Drive. Investigators have been able to determine that a York Region Transit bus was turning onto southbound Yonge Street from Lorne Avenue when it struck a pedestrian who was walking across the roadway. The pedestrian, a 75-year-old woman from the Town of Richmond Hill, was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. She later succumbed to those injuries in hospital.

The bus remained at the scene of the collision. The driver of the bus was not injured.

Charged:

– Ardeshir Espah-Angizi, 42, Town of Richmond Hill

Charges:

– Careless Driving

– Fail to Yield to Pedestrian

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