Sergeant Margaret Eve
On June 07, 2000 at approx. 1520 hrs Sergeant Eve, Provincial Constable Patti Pask both of the Chatham-Kent Detachment along with Provincial Constable Brad Sakalo of the Essex Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police received information relating to a a suspect vehicle involved in an armed robbery in the City of Windsor, Ontario. The suspect vehicle was observed eastbound on Hwy #401 from Windsor. The three officers performed a high risk take down on the subject vehicle with three fully marked cruisers at the Hwy #401 and Hwy #40 intersection. Upon stopping the vehicle it was at some point ascertained that the occupants of this vehicle were not involved in the robbery. All three officers were outside their cruisers interviewing the occupants when a tractor trailer slammed into all three cruisers and the subject vehicle.
The driver of the tractor-trailer was arrested and has been charged with 1 count of Criminal Negligence causing death and 1 count of Dangerous Driving causing death, 4 counts of Criminal Negligence causing bodily harm, 4 counts of dangerous driving causing bodily harm, and one count of careless driving.