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Update on Fatal August 9th Vehicle Collsion

On August 9 at approximately 11:20 p.m., a van travelling outbound on Windmill Road struck a car waiting at the lights at Windmill Road and Victoria Road Extension in Dartmouth. 
The van failed to negotiate a turn. The driver of the car, a 56-year-old Fairview man, sustained life-threatening injuries and later passed away in hospital. The driver of the van fled on foot and was arrested on MacDonald Avenue in Burnside Business Park following a K-9 track. The van was later determined to be stolen from a business on Windmill Road.
 
As a result of the investigation by the Collision Investigation Unit, 33-year-old Cecil A. Boutilier of Halifax has been charged with: dangerous driving causing death, criminal negligence causing death, theft of a motor vehicle, possession of stolen property over $5000, failure to stop at the scene of an accident, driving while prohibited and, breach of probation. He appeared in Dartmouth Provincial Court this morning to face these charges.
 
Source: Release

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