On Thursday June 13, 2019 just before 11:30 a.m. Brantford Police
Service responded to a 9-1-1 call about a hit and run motor vehicle collision. A vehicle
had been stopped at the intersection of Colborne Street and Kiwanis Way. While stopped,
the vehicle was struck from behind. The suspect vehicle fled the scene continuing East
down Colborne Street. The suspect vehicle turned North on Sheffield Ave at a high rate
of speed. An argument ensued between the driver and passenger where the driver
threatened to crash the vehicle and harm them both. Fearing for his safety the 20 year old
male passenger jumped from the front passenger seat and onto the roadway receiving
minor injuries. The vehicle continued towards Chatham Street where it left the roadway
and crashed into a fence, before coming to a stop in a rear yard of a residence.
Community Patrol Officers attended to the scene where they located the female driver
and male passenger. Both the driver and passenger were treated by Emergency Medical
Services for non-life threatening injuries.
As a result of the investigation a 13 year old
Brantford woman has been charged with Dangerous Driving Causing Bodily Harm,
Criminal Negligence Causing Bodily Harm and Uttering Threats to Cause Death or
Bodily Harm under the Criminal Code. She has also been charged with Careless Driving,
Fail to Remain and Drive No Licence under the Highway Traffic Act.