Motorcyclist arrested after fleeing scene of collision


Case #: 24-66616
Motorcyclist arrested after fleeing scene of collision

A 24-year-old motorcyclist has been arrested and charged after fleeing the scene of a motor vehicle collision.

Shortly before 4 p.m. yesterday, officers responded to a call about a vehicle collision at the intersection of Wyandotte Street East and Pierre Avenue. Officers learned that a motorcyclist travelling northbound on Pierre Avenue struck the passenger’s side of an SUV driving eastbound on Wyandotte Street East.

The motorcyclist fled the scene but was quickly located and arrested in a nearby alleyway. He was transported to hospital with minor injuries. A stretch of Wyandotte Street East was closed for several hours while officers conducted their investigation.  

Casey Dowhan, of Windsor, has been charged with failure to remain at the scene of an accident and failure to comply with a release order.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Windsor Police Traffic Enforcement Unit at 519-945-9645, ext. 223. They can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call Victim Services Windsor Essex County at 519-723-2711 or the Victim Assistance Unit at Windsor Police at 519-255-6700, ext. 4879.

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