Durham police have charged an Oshawa man after a head-on crash between a stolen vehicle and a police cruiser.
Officers got a call about the stolen vehicle Saturday around 5 a.m. and were told the vehicle was heading towards Pickering Concession Road 9 and Sideline Road 12 in Pickering.
An officer was parked on the side of the road when the suspect vehicle headed directly toward him and hit his cruiser head-on.
The suspect and officer both suffered serious injuries.
The officer has since been released from hospital, but the suspect is still in hospital in stable condition.
D’Shaun Wilson, 27, of Oshawa has been charged with robbery, aggravated assault, dangerous operation, assault with a weapon and possession of property obtained by crime.
Anyone with new information can call police at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 1825 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).
Photo courtesy of Colin Williamson