Man arrested at Trudeau airport in connection with August hit and run death
Published Thursday, January 11, 2018 9:38AM EST
Last Updated Thursday, January 11, 2018 6:59PM EST
Surete du Quebec were waiting at the airport Wednesday night for the arrival of a man from India so they could place him in handcuffs.
Police believe Harmandeep Singh, 23, is the driver behind a fatal hit and run on Highway 30 in Brossard last August.
A tractor-trailer heading east hit a small car from behind, knocking the smaller car off the road.
The car hit a lamppost, killing a 21-year-old Mexican tourist who was in the back seat, and critically injuring the three other people in the vehicle. The three others have since recovered. The passengers were all members of the same family.
The truck driver continued without stopping. The truck and trailer were found abandoned in Lachine the day after the collision.
Police say Singh, a resident of Brampton, Ont., was behind the crash.
Police knew Singh was arriving at Trudeau airport Wednesday evening, returning from India, and arrested him there.
Hingh appeared in Lonngueuil court on Thursday afternoon, where he was charged with one count of hit-and-run causing death, two counts of hit-and-run causing bodily harm and one count of failure to stop at scene of crash.