Vehicle collides with retirement home

An 18-year old Oshawa male is facing charges after a vehicle he was operating collided with a retirement home in Oshawa.

On Sunday June 14, 2020, just after 9 p.m., a male was observed driving a BMW at a high rate of speed through the Cineplex parking lot at Benson Street and Taunton Road in Oshawa. The vehicle became airborne before bouncing of the ground and striking the side of a retirement home located on Benson Street.

Police attended and the male was arrested and charged. The building sustained extensive damage and an estimate of damages is being determined. There were no injuries as a result of the collision.

Braydon Finn, age 18, of Oshawa, is charged with Impaired Operation and Dangerous Operation. He was released on an OIC Undertaking.

Anyone with information about this incident or who witnessed this collision is asked to call Cst. Sikma of East Division at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2092.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.


Photo: Teen’s vehicle collides with retirement home on Benson Street. Oshawa Fire Services photo.

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