Peel paramedic identified as man charged in passengers death after vehicle plunges into Lake Ontario

A 22-year-old man facing impaired driving charges in connection with a vehicle plummeting into Lake Ontario in Oakville on Monday, allegedly killing a passenger, has been identified as a Peel paramedic.

We can confirm that the accused in yesterdays Oakville crash into the lake was one our new members, the union representing Peel Regional Paramedic Services said in a tweet on Tuesday.

Dead Mississauga man found, Peel Region Paramedic charged after car plunges into Lake Ontario

Emergency crews were called to the area of Maple Grove Drive and Lakeshore Road East at around 3 a.m. to investigate a report of a person knocking on doors.

We can confirm that the accused in yesterday’s Oakville crash into the lake was one of our new members. Our thoughts are with the families of those impacted. We are unable to comment further as the matter is before the courts. @Peel_Paramedics

Upon arrival at the scene, officers said they discovered that a vehicle entered the lake after crashing through a metal barrier at the dead end of Maple Grove Drive.

Halton Police were initially called to the area of Maple Grove Drive and Lakeshore Road East just after 3 a.m. that morning to investigate reports someone was knocking on doors.

The body of a 27-year-old man, who was a passenger inside the vehicle at the time, was later located by search and rescue teams.

Charged with impaired driving causing death and refusing to provide a breath sample is 22-year-old Aaron Dobbs, of Welland, who was held for a bail hearing Tuesday (Nov. 6).

The paramedic, identified by OPSEU 277 as Aaron Dobbs of Welland, has been charged with impaired driving causing death and refusing to provide a breath sample.

The body belonged to an adult passenger in the car, Halton Regional Police said. Police would not speculate on how the body got to the location where it was found.

Our thoughts are with the families of those impacted, the union said. We are unable to comment further as the matter is before the courts.

A new Peel Region Paramedic has been charged in a bizarre and deadly incident in which a car crashed into Lake Ontario in Oakville.

A 22-year-old man facing impaired driving charges in connection with a vehicle plummeting into Lake Ontario in Oakville on Monday, allegedly killing a passenger, has been identified as a Peel paramedic.

Officers found a man in the area and a navy blue Chrysler four-door sedan in the lake at the dead end of Maple Grove.

We can confirm that the accused in yesterdays Oakville crash into the lake was one our new members, the union representing Peel Regional Paramedic Services said in a tweet on Tuesday.

A large tow truck pulls a car out of Lake Ontario at bottom of Maple Grove Drive in Oakville. 22 y/o male charged with impaired driving after car crashes thru steel barrier/flies over boulders and splashes down in water upside down. Driver ok. Chrysler Sebring is write-off. pic.twitter.com/SumrTajOuN

Emergency crews were called to the area of Maple Grove Drive and Lakeshore Road East at around 3 a.m. to investigate a report of a person knocking on doors.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers said they discovered that a vehicle entered the lake after crashing through a metal barrier at the dead end of Maple Grove Drive.

The body of a 27-year-old man, who was a passenger inside the vehicle at the time, was later located by search and rescue teams.

A 22-year-old Welland, Ont. man has been charged with impaired driving and a body has been recovered from the shores of Lake Ontario after a car was discovered flipped over on the rocks in Oakville early Monday morning.

The paramedic, identified by OPSEU 277 as Aaron Dobbs of Welland, has been charged with impaired driving causing death and refusing to provide a breath sample.

Uniformed officers and members of the search incident response team, marine unit, collision reconstruction unit and criminal investigations bureau were involved in the search that found the body of the passenger.

Our thoughts are with the families of those impacted, the union said. We are unable to comment further as the matter is before the courts.

Editors note: This story was updated on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 at 8:09 a.m., to include information related to the identity of the man charged and age of the deceased male related to the incident.

Crews pull a car from the shore of Lake Ontario after it crashed into the water on Nov. 5, 2018. The body of a man, a passenger in the vehicle, was later recovered from the lake.

After arriving to the scene, officers found a man in the area and a navy blue Chrysler four-door sedan flipped over the rocks on its top at the shore of the lake at the dead end of Maple Grove.

A judge is expected to render a verdict on Tuesday in the case of a fatal stabbing that took place in a Shoppers Drug Mart in the citys underground PATH system back in 2015.

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