Pickering man charged for allegedly leaving scene of collision that left teen with life-threatening injuries

A Pickering man has been arrested after allegedly leaving the scene of a collision in Oshawa that left a 14-year-old boy with life-threatening injuries.

According to the DRPS, the man was arrested after officers spoke with witnesses and examined video surveillance in the area.

John Bungaro, 56, has been charged with fail to remain at the scene of an accident causing bodily harm, drive motor vehicle on a highway – no insurance and fail to report accident.

He was released on an undertaking, police said.

“The 14-year-old remains in hospital in serious condition,” the media release reads.

“The investigation into this collision is still ongoing.  Police are still seeking any additional witnesses to come forward or any available video footage from the area on the night of the collision.”

The incident occurred on Feb. 17 on Stevenson Road, south of Conlin Road, shortly after 8 p.m.

“A male was found lying on the roadway next to an off-road motorcycle and appeared to have sustained serious injuries. The rider, a 14-year-old Oshawa male, was treated at the scene by EMS and Oshawa Fire before being transported to a Toronto-area hospital with life-threatening injuries via air-ambulance,” reads a media release.

“Witnesses in the area reported hearing a loud bang and observed what appeared to be a white sedan fleeing the scene, last seen driving southbound on Stevenson Road towards Taunton Road.”

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