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Delivery driver charged in crash that killed toddler in Mississauga

A child has been struck by a vehicle in the area of Confederation Parkway and Paisley Boulevard. CITYNEWS

Police have charged a delivery driver following a crash that killed a toddler in Mississauga last month.

Peel Regional Police say Arshdeep Oathi, 25, of Brampton has been charged with dangerous driving causing death in the Aug. 12 crash.

Police say the 18-month-old boy and his mother were in a parking lot at about 5:30 p.m. that evening, when the accused struck the toddler.

They say the accused drove the boy and his mother to hospital.

The toddler was pronounced dead a short time later.

Oathi is due in court in November.