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Monday April 27th, 2015

Posted at 2:17pm

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Windsor Police have charged a 20-year-old Scarborough man after the car he was driving hit a laundromat in West Windsor, Friday night.

Emergency crews responded to College and Campbell to find the car inside the laundromat, on fire.

Upon arrival, witnesses advised police that the driver of the vehicle fled the scene. EMS were on scene treating the 18-year-old passenger of the vehicle for her injuries. She was transported by ambulance to hospital and required 7 staples to close a wound to her head.

Police say the car was travelling at a high rate of speed south on Campbell Avenue when it lost control as it crossed the railway tracks and crashed into the business located at the Southwest corner of College Avenue and Campbell Avenue.

Police were told that the driver may have been coming from a house party at a residence in the 800 block of Partington Avenue.

Officers went the residence and located the driver. They say he had blood on his left hand and later complained of a sore left hip.

He was charged with Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle Causing Bodily Harm and Leaving the Scene of an Accident Causing Bodily Harm.

Damage to the vehicle and building are estimated to be approximately $60,000.

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