Haydain Neale, 36-year-old singer of Toronto-based band jacksoul, is in hospital in critical condition following a vehicle accident on Friday evening at the intersection of Eglinton Avenue and Kennedy Road [map].
The performer’s injuries are serious, but he remains stable. His family has requested that details of his injuries and the hospital he has been admitted to remain private.
Hamilton-born Neale currently lives in The Beaches with his wife and daughter, and won a Juno Award this year for R&B Soul Recording of the Year. Messages of support can be directed to [email protected].
UPDATE (September 10): A 20-year old Toronto man has been charged with Turn Not In Safety relating to the accident, where Neale’s Vespa scooter collided with the man’s Honda Civic.
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