The Special Investigation Unit won't lay charges against Ottawa Police officers in connection with the death of a 53-year-old driver killed in a collision in October 2013 at Bank and Laurier.
The man was killed in a collision with a vehicle that was involved in a police pursuit.
The director of the SIU, Tony Loparco, concluded that there are no reasonable grounds for any criminal charges.
The independent body assigned three investigators, two forensic investigators and a collision reconstructionist to investigate all of the circumstances surrounding the early morning collision.
They found that the police officer was driving a marked cruiser and decided to follow a Honda Civic that passed going over the speed limit.
The officer turned her lights on but the driver of the Honda Civic didn't stop and struck a Kia Rondo at the intersection of Bank and Laurier Streets.
The 53-year-old driver of the Kia Rondo was killed.
The SIU is a third-party organization that investigates all circumstances of injury or death that involve a police officer.