Tow truck driver charged after fatal crash in Nepean
Ottawa Police say they have charged the 22-year-old driver of a tow truck after a fatal crash in Nepean Sunday afternoon.
Emergency crews were called to the intersection of Meadowlands Dr. W. and Viewmount Dr. just after 2:00 pm Sunday for a crash between an Acura and a tow truck. A 55-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 13-year-old girl, who police say is believed to be the victim's daughter, was taken to CHEO in serious condition with head, abdominal, pelvic and lower leg injuries. The driver of the tow truck wasn't injured.
Mohamed Hassan Haj-Saleh of Ottawa is charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death, and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm.
He's due in court Monday afternoon.