Ontario Bicycle Accidents Blog

Bicycle Safety in Ontario

Cycling is a popular activity throughout Windsor and Ontario during the warmer months. However, it is also very dangerous. Every year, approximately 7,500 cyclists are seriously injured, according to Statistics Canada. In a report released by the Ontario… Read More

Windsor’s Most Dangerous Intersections for Bicyclists

A study presented to the Windsor City Council on Monday revealed the city’s most dangerous intersections for bicyclists. The council also agreed to spend $20,000 on an engineering study to determine how to make these intersections safer. According to… Read More

Chatham Bicyclist Airlifted to Hospital After Being Hit by Car

A Chatham man was airlifted to a London hospital with life-threatening injuries Monday evening after being struck by a car while riding a bicycle. According to Chatham-Kent police, emergency crews reported to the intersection of Park Avenue West and… Read More

Windsor Police Urge Safety After Series of Accidents

Windsor police are urging motorists to slow down and share the road after a series of six accidents during the morning commute yesterday, three of which involved a bicyclist or pedestrian. Between the hours of 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. police responded to six… Read More

Local Musician Urges Cyclists to Wear Helmets

After a life-changing accident, a local musician is hoping her experience will serve as a reminder of why it is vital that cyclists always wear a helmet. Last week, the songwriter and musician went out for a bike ride without her helmet, which is the… Read More

Fatal Bicycle Accident in Leamington

A 34-year-old Leamington cyclist died after a collision with a minivan on County Road 31 on March 17. According to Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the accident happened around 10:30 p.m. in the Leamington area just south of Highway 3. Police believe… Read More

Partner Jennifer Bezaire Representing Bicycle Accident Victim Richard Orum

Jennifer Bezaire, partner at Greg Monforton & Partners, has announced that the law firm has been retained by Richard Ricky Orum, an Amherstburg bicycle accident victim.Ricky was riding his bicycle to work on Alma Street around 5:30 a.m. on Sept. 30, 2015,… Read More

Study: Helmet Use Reduces Risk of Head Injury

There has been an uptick in urban cycling in recent years, however not everyone is choosing to wear a helmet while riding a bicycle. According to a recent study, that could be a mistake.Researchers at the University of Arizona in Tucson have identified… Read More

Windsor Community Calls for Safety Changes after E-bike Accident on Parent Avenue

With warmer summer weather in full swing, more and more people are taking to the roads on bicycles and e-bikes. Unfortunately, there are many dangers that riders face when riding on Windsor streets.If you or someone you love has been injured while riding… Read More

Statistics Canada Says Local Cyclists Are Not Wearing Helmets

As the summer months continue to warm up the city, more and more bicyclists are spotted alongside motor vehicles. Recently, Statistics Canada revealed that less than one quarter of Windsor cyclists always wear a helmet. This is the third year in a row… Read More