Driver, 23, facing six charges after fatal crash

25-year-old man killed, woman seriously injured when car hits pole on Bloor

Police respond to fatal accident near Bloor and Parliament streets where a Honda Civic hit a pole. Evangelo Sipsas/Toronto Observer

A 23-year old man is facing six charges after a fatal crash near Toronto’s downtown.

At about 10 p. m. on Monday, a car heading east on Bloor Street near Parliament Street slammed into a pole killing a 25-year-old man and sending a woman to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Another woman with minor injuries is also being treated.

The 23-year-old was driving a 2000 Honda Civic silver with green doors, according to police.

Galeeb Abau-Jabeen is facing six charges, including impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death and criminal negligence causing death.

He appeared in court Tuesday morning and will remain in custody before appearing again on Dec. 1.

Const. Clint Stibbe is encouraging anyone with information to contact the Toronto Police Services.

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Posted: Nov 29 2016 4:29 pm
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