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SIU investigating after suspected stolen car crashes into police cruisers in Brampton

Last Updated Nov 18, 2019 at 1:14 pm EST

The SIU is investigating after a suspected stolen car collided with a Peel police vehicle on Nov. 17, 2019. CITYNEWS/Bertram Dandy

The province’s police watchdog is investigating after a car, believed to be stolen, collided with a Peel police cruiser in Brampton.

In a release, the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) said around 6:30 p.m. Sunday police started to follow a vehicle on Hurontario Street.

Police tried to stop the vehicle, but it ended up crashing into two police vehicles and another vehicle in the area of Main Street North and Queen Street East.

The driver and the passenger were arrested.

The passenger, a 46-year-old man, is in hospital with serious injuries.

The intersection was closed for several hours, but has since reopened.