Accused in deadly crash to spend holidays behind bars
Published Monday, December 5, 2016 3:22PM EST
The Kitchener man accused of driving dangerously and driving impaired in connection with a crash that killed a 29-year-old woman made a court appearance Monday.
Ahmed Darwish appeared in Kitchener court via video link.
He has been in custody ever since Nov. 27, when he was arrested at the scene of the collision, on Highway 7/8 near Trussler Road.
In addition to killing Susana Dumitru, the crash left her two-month old son with life-threatening injuries. He remains in critical condition in a Toronto hospital.
Darwish is facing an assortment of charges including dangerous driving causing death and impaired driving causing death, as well as failure to provide a breath sample and failure to submit to a drug test.
In court Monday, he was remanded back into custody. His next court appearance is scheduled for Jan. 5.
With reporting by Marc Venema