Man charged with impaired driving in crash that killed 1, injured another in Scarborough: police

WATCH ABOVE: The male driver of a minivan was pronounced dead while a female passenger was injured in a collision with a BMW in Scarborough. The crash also left that driver of the BMW with serious injuries. Marianne Dimain has more. (Feb. 1)

Toronto police have charged a man with impaired driving in connection with a fatal two-vehicle crash in Scarborough in early February.

Police said officers responded to a collision at around 3 a.m. at Meadowvale Road and Generation Boulevard on Feb. 1.

Police said a dark-coloured BMW was travelling southbound on Meadowvale when it collided with a dark-coloured Pontiac minivan travelling eastbound on Dean Park Road.


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1 dead, 2 injured after 2-vehicle crash in Scarborough

Investigators said the 40-year-old male driver of the minivan was pronounced dead on scene. A 39-year-old female passenger was seriously injured.

Police said the driver of the BMW, 33-year-old Anthony Eccles, surrendered himself to police on March 7.

He was charged with dangerous operation of a conveyance causing death, impaired operation of a conveyance causing death, being in excess of 80 mg operating a conveyance causing death, and possession of a Schedule I substance.

He was scheduled to appear in a Toronto court on Thursday.

With files from David Shum

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