Ontario Auto Accidents Blog

Highway 401 Construction Accidents Poised to Outpace 2016

Construction on a stretch of Highway 401 has led to 61 car accidents between April and July. Twenty-eight of those collisions involved commercial tractor trailers. With three months remaining for this year’s construction season (April through October),… Read More

One Dead, Several Injured After Three Area Collisions

Three area collisions within less than 24 hours killed one and injured several others. With the increase in area collisions in recent weeks, it is important that injury victims and their families understand their legal rights after a car accident. If… Read More

Ontario Right of Way Laws

When driving, motorists encounter many situations in which one driver must give up the right of way to another driver or pedestrian in order to avoid a collision. Although this is an important concept, many motorists are either unfamiliar with who is… Read More

The Dangers of Road Rage

Being tailgated, getting cut off, getting stuck in traffic and dealing with slow drivers obstructing traffic are enough to upset any driver. However, that feeling of anger and aggression could be dangerous if it is not controlled. Road rage is a common… Read More

Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident Kills Toddler

A three-year-old died from injuries sustained in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident in Windsor on Monday. According to police, the incident happened around 8:40 p.m. on Wyandotte Street West near Bruce Avenue. Witnesses told police that a van traveling… Read More

Three Area School Bus Crashes in One Week

Update: Another school bus accident in Windsor-Essex on Wednesday, June 21, led to one “very minor” injury, according to local officials. Tecumseh Fire reported that a pickup truck collided with the bus near County Road 8 and 10th Concession Road around… Read More

Aggressive Driving Deaths Up 80 Per Cent This Year

Deaths related to aggressive driving have skyrocketed on Ontario roads this year, according to Ontario Provincial Police (OPP). The latest OPP report shows an 80 per cent spike in fatalities caused by aggressive driving. So far in 2017, 27 people have… Read More

Teen Struck by Van in Windsor: What Pedestrian Laws Apply?

A 16-year-old boy was sent to the hospital in critical condition on June 5 after being struck by a minivan on Dominion Boulevard in South Windsor. The van struck with such force that it sent the teen flying into a nearby ditch where the boy landed and… Read More

Eight-Year-Old Returns Home from Hospital After Being Hit by Car

An eight-year-old Chatham boy has been released from the hospital after being hit by a car on Tuesday. Police reported that the boy was playing with friends when he ran out into Thames Street in Chatham and was struck by the vehicle. The collision happened… Read More

6 Tips for Safe Driving in Construction Zones

With 77 construction projects on the books for the City of Windsor this summer, motorists are being warned to prepare for roadwork on several roadways throughout the area that will cause congestion and potential hazards. Although there are a variety… Read More