Charges laid in May 2021 fatal crash
2022-09-01 11:23 PDT
File # 2021-18403
Criminal Code charges have been laid against the driver involved in the fatal car crash from May of 2021, that claimed the life of a 74-year-old woman. The incident occurred on Thursday May 20, 2021, at the intersection of Cranberry Ave and the Trans-Canada Highway.
On Friday August 26, 2022, officers with the Nanaimo RCMP Traffic Unit attended to the home of 50-year-old Colin Hewitt and arrested him on charges of Dangerous Driving Causing Death, Impaired Driving Causing Death and Impaired Operation over .08 Causing Death.
A judicial bail hearing was held later that same day. Following the bail hearing, Hewitt was released from custody and issued with a court appearance for Tuesday September 12, 2022 in Nanaimo Provincial Court.
Cst. Gary O'BrienMedia Relations Officer
303 Prideaux St, Nanaimo, BC V9R 2N3
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