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Teen dies in Highway 17 crash, driver charged

On Aug. 21, a three-vehicle accident on Highway 17 left one teen dead and two other people injured. Ontario Provincial Police say that the 11:30 p.m. crash occurred in Greater Sudbury on the southwest bypass between Fielding Road and Southview Drive.

Following a preliminary investigation, police determined that a pickup truck heading west collided with a pickup and a car, both of which were travelling east. The 39-year-old man who was driving the westbound pickup suffered non-life-threatening injuries, while the man driving the eastbound pickup suffered minor injuries; both were hospitalised.… Continue Reading


Ontario man charged after fatal accident

Ontario Provincial Police laid charges against a 23-year-old man who was allegedly responsible for a July 12 accident that resulted in the death of one person and the hospitalization of two others. Investigators believe that alcohol was a contributing factor in the accidental death of one of the passengers in the vehicle.

The accident occurred on Concession Road 9 in Nation Township around 3 a.m. Police believe that the 23-year-old Alexandria man who was driving the car, which was reported stolen, was impaired at the time of the crash.… Continue Reading


Ontario car accident kills 1, injures 3

One person died and three others suffered injuries on June 29 in a two-vehicle collision in Ontario. The accident occurred around 3 a.m. in Kitchener. Police determined that alcohol and speed were contributing factors in the fatal accident and took one of the drivers involved into custody.

An SUV was travelling south on Manitou Drive near Bleams Road when the vehicle crossed the centre line into oncoming traffic. The SUV collided head-on with a taxicab travelling in the northbound lane. A 31-year-old Stoney Creek man who was riding in the backseat of the SUV suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene of the accident.… Continue Reading

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Driver faces charges after deadly crash

Authorities in Ontario have charged a 26-year-old man with impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death in connection to a fatal accident on June 21. The man is also facing charges of driving over the legal limit and impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily harm. The incident occurred around 7:30 p.m. on Norfolk County Highway 19 near Tillsonburg.

Sources say that the deceased victim is a 54-year-old Bayham woman, and an 18-year-old female passenger of her vehicle was also injured in the crash, although her condition is not thought to be life threatening.… Continue Reading

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Ontario motor vehicle accident takes life of 2 motorcyclists

A motor vehicle accident involving a car, an SUV and a motorcycle has resulted in the death of two people and injuries to another person. The accident occurred around 5 p.m. June 7 on Highway 17 between Veuve River Bridge and Sutcliffe Road in the town of Markstay-Warren, which is about 50 kilometres east of Sudbury. A man was driving a car east on Highway 17 at the same time that an SUV and a motorcycle were headed in the opposite direction.… Continue Reading

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Teenage driver guilty of careless driving in fatal Ontario crash

In March 2013, a teenager was driving a 2009 Acura SUV in an easterly direction on Lake Shore Boulevard East in Toronto when his vehicle went out of control, crossed over three lanes of traffic, took out a guard rail and plunged its five teenage occupants into the Don River. One of the occupants, 16, was under water for about a half-hour. After police divers and Toronto fire fighters were able to free the teenager, he was transported to St. Michael’s Hospital but died about five hours later.… Continue Reading

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