Weekend Accidents on E.C. Row Expressway and Manning Road Cause Backups

Lawyer Greg MonfortonAround 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, emergency crews responded to a car crash on E.C. Row Expressway at Central Avenue. The eastbound lanes of the expressway were closed for two hours as traffic backed up between Walker Road and Jefferson Boulevard.

Minimal information has been released about the crash, though one man was seen being transported to a local hospital for injuries.

On Sunday, Nov. 15, an accident on Manning Road in Tecumseh resulted in one person suffering life-threatening injuries.

Emergency crews responded to the crash just south of Sylvestre Drive around 1:45 p.m. Police said that a Honda headed northbound collided with another passenger vehicle headed southbound. At least one person had to be extricated from one of the cars.

According to Ontario Provincial Polices initial investigation, the driver of the Honda lost control of the vehicle, crossed the centre line and struck the southbound car.

After the head-on accident, debris was scattered on the roadway while the Honda was left resting on the west-side ditch. Manning Road between E.C. Row Expressway and Little Baseline were closed for several hours.

The weekend is one of the most dangerous times on the road. About 41 percent of all auto accidents in 2012 in Ontario occurred between Friday and Sunday. The percentage of car accidents is also highest during the last two months of the year.

If you or someone you know has been hurt a car wreck caused by driver negligence, the experienced accident lawyers at Greg Monforton & Partners can help you determine your legal options. You may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages and mental anguish. Our legal team has a track record of success and will help you obtain the compensation you deserve.

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