Monday, October 26, 2009
A member of the Ontario legislature is facing a charge after a traffic accident on Friday.
Liberal MPP Kuldip Kular, who represents the riding of Bramalea-Gore-Malton, northwest of Toronto, will be charged with leaving the scene of an accident, Peel regional police said.
Police say a car struck a pedestrian at about 7 p.m. Friday.
Witnesses told police the driver apparently got out of his car and spoke to the pedestrian, who was not seriously injured. A few minutes later the driver got back in his car and drove away.
Police say the driver did not provide all of the information required under the circumstances and will be charged with failing to remain.
The charge is not a criminal offence. Police say Kular will be issued a ticket with a court date.
If he is convicted, he could face a fine.