Ottawa police have charged a man in connection with a fatal accident on the 417-174 highway over the weekend.
The single-vehicle accident happened around 3 a.m. Saturday on the 174 at the junction of the 417 freeway.
Police said on Tuesday a man had been charged in connection with the crash.
However, they declined to say what he was specifically charged with, saying only that it was a Criminal Code offence. They also did not provide details of the man’s name or age, citing a publication ban.
“To respect the integrity of the ongoing investigation, we will not be providing any further details,” a police spokesperson said in an email.
In a news release, police said they would like to speak to anyone who may have specific information about a red Jaguar SUV or light-colored passenger car traveling eastbound on Highway 417 near the Saint-Laurent exit to junction 174 at the time of the crash.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Collision Unit.