Suspect arrested in 2011 fatal Mississauga gas station fail to remain collision


MISSISSAUGA: An arrest has been made in the 2011 fail to remain collision that claimed the life of a gas station attendant.

On Thursday, May 19, 2011, at 4:54 p.m., the accused pumped a quantity of gasoline at the Petro Canada gas station located at Southdown Road and Truscott Drive in Mississauga.  The accused, who was driving a beige Nissan Altima, attempted to flee the gas station without paying.  The lone attendant, Hashem Atifeh Rad chased after the vehicle and caught up with it as it was leaving the gas station lot.  There was contact between Atifeh Rad and the accused’s vehicle, resulting in serious injuries to the victim.  Atifeh Rad succumbed to his injuries on May 20, 2011.

After an extensive five month investigation, members of the Major Collision Bureau arrested 22 year-old Abdullahi Mohamoud of Mississauga.

Mohamoud was facing charges of fail to remain causing death, criminal negligence causing death, theft under $5000, and breach of recognizance. He fled the province before making his first court appearance on October 17, 2011.

Acting on a tip, the RCMP in Fort MCMurray arrested Mohamoud. After facing charges accumulated in western provinces, he will be brought back to Ontario to face the charges laid here.

Anyone who may have further information regarding this matter is asked to contact the Major Collision Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 3710.  Anonymous information may also be submitted to Peel Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by visiting, or by texting “PEEL”, followed by your tip, to CRIMES (274637).