When a person is injured in a slip-and-fall accident in Ontario, he or she may be able to recover for damages against the owner of the property where the accident occurred. Ontario property owners are responsible for keeping their buildings reasonably safe and hazard-free. Businesses, governments and private individual owners are all under this obligation to visitors, customers and passers-by. In some cases, even trespassers may have legal claims following a slip-and-fall accident in Ontario.
A Sept. 16 car crash claimed the life of a 36-year-old Ontario woman, according to the Ontario Special Investigations Unit. The accident took place in New Tecumseth just before midnight.
Two people were killed in a head-on collision in Clearview Township on Aug. 31, according to the Huronia West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police. The accident occurred at around 11 p.m.
The drivers most likely to get in a car accident might be those who are going too fast. Ontario residents might like to know more about a University of Waterloo study that looked at aggressive driving tactics to see if there was a link between these behaviors and vehicle crashes.
On Aug. 12, two people were killed in a multi-vehicle accident on Highway 401 in Mississauga. Three other people were injured in the fiery wreck.
Many Ontario residents assume that large cities are the most dangerous to drive in, but a new study finds that's not necessarily the case. In fact, researchers found that the worst drivers tend to be roaming around smaller cities and towns.
On July 9, an Ontario man was killed in an accident involving two vehicles in Brampton. The crash occurred at the intersection of Highway 50 and Cottrelle Boulevard at around 9:05 a.m.
It was reported on June 29 that an Ontario man was facing criminal charges after he was involved in a multi-vehicle accident that left a 12-year-old boy with critical injuries. According to the police, the accident resulted in a total of six people being taken to hospital as a result of crash injuries.
Motorcycles, mopeds, motor scooters and motorized bicycles comprise 2% of the vehicles on the roads of Ontario. Yet, according to a study that appeared in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, these vehicles are behind 10% of all motor vehicle fatalities in the province.
It appears that auto accidents in Toronto, Ontario, are more common in low-income neighbourhoods. This was the conclusion of CBC Toronto after analysing 11 years' worth of police data from 2008 to 2018. Lower-income communities saw 50% more collisions than higher-income ones.