Man charged in fatal Woodroffe Avenue hit and run

The Ottawa Police Service has changed an Ottawa man following an investigation into a fatal hit and run on Woodroffe Avenue last week.

Police had asked for the public’s help in identifying the driver of a white Hyundai Elantra in the late-night crash Thursday night. The Elantra T-boned a Honda Civic, sending the 30-year-old driver to hospital. He died some time later.

Police arrested Jakob Wham, 20, the evening of May 14, 2017. Wham is charged with:

  • Criminal negligence causing death
  • Leaving accident scene motor vehicle causing death
  • Taking motor vehicle without owner’s consent.

Wham appeared in court on May 15, 2017.

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