Toronto Personal Injury Law Blog
An Ontario woman lost her life in a multi-vehicle crash south of Exeter on March 4. Authorities said three other people were also injured in the accident.
According to police, a Jeep Wrangler was traveling north on London Road, also known as Highway 4, between Kirkton Road and Crediton Road when it crossed the centre line shortly after 6 a.m. The Jeep sideswiped an oncoming Toyota Solara then smashed into a southbound Chrysler Intrepid head-on. The Chrysler driver, a 46-year-old South Huron woman, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.… Continue Reading
Stairs can hazardous, whether they are in an Ontario home or business. The injuries that may be suffered from stairway falls are sometimes serious and cause long-term damage to the body. There are many reasons why people fall on stairs, but there are also ways that falls can be prevented.
One cause for stairway falls is hard-to-see steps because of poor lighting and poor step design. Improving lighting so that the stairs are clearly visible without creating shadows is one way to prevent falls.… Continue Reading
On Feb. 20, a two-vehicle accident that claimed the life of a 35-year-old man occurred on Highway 17 in northern Ontario, according to a report. Three other individuals who were involved suffered injuries and were hospitalized.
According to the police, the crash happened about 15 kilometres west of Marathon when a vehicle travelling westbound on the highway failed to negotiate a curve and struck the guide rail. The disabled vehicle, which became lodged in the guide rail, was also partly in the roadway.… Continue Reading
Thousands of Ontario residents are killed or injured each year in car accidents, and many of these collisions occur at intersections. While some of these incidents are caused by speeding, distracted or intoxicated drivers, many others occur as a result of motorists being unsure who has the right of way in a given situation.
Even low speed motor vehicle accidents that occur when motorists make mistakes over who has the right of way, can lead to serious injuries, and this is especially true when a cyclist or pedestrian is struck by a passenger vehicle making an unexpected turn.… Continue Reading
Officers with the OPP reported that a motor vehicle accident claimed the lives of two men on Feb. 3. The accident reportedly occurred on Highway 401 around 6 a.m. in Cornwall.
Reportedly, a 54-year-old Cornwall man was driving east on the highway with a 22-year-old passenger from Quebec. His vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer being driven by a 47-year-old Brampton man. Emergency responders pronounced the 54-year-old man dead at the accident scene, while his 22-year-old passenger was transported via emergency vehicles to the hospital for treatment.… Continue Reading
A three-car accident in Ontario resulted in the deaths of two people on Jan. 27. The accident occurred just before 7 a.m. on Highway 6 in Mt. Hope.
A spokesperson for Ontario Provincial Police said that a Volvo driven by an 18-year-old man crossed the centre line and struck an SUV travelling in an opposing lane. The Volvo caught fire after the collision. A third vehicle crashed into the SUV and the Volvo, and all three vehicles spun sideways away from the site of that collision.… Continue Reading
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