Two people were taken to the hospital and one person died after a head-on collision on Highway 3 near Ruthven on July 15, 2015.
Police were called to the scene shortly after 4 p.m. and stated that a Saturn travelling eastbound with two passengers struck the eastbound shoulder of Highway 3, overcorrected and crossed into oncoming traffic into the westbound lane, where it struck a Pontiac. The Pontiac caught fire upon collision.
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According to police, both drivers of the vehicles were taken to the hospital with severe injuries and the passenger in the Saturn vehicle was killed.
Head-on Collision Dangers
According to the Ontario Road Safety Annual Report for 2011, there were 498 fatalities and 62,019 injuries caused by motor vehicles. In that same year, the number of collisions with initial impact resulting from an approaching vehicle, such as a head-on collision, there were 74 fatalities and 905 injuries.
Head-on collisions are a common type of car accident that can often end in serious injuries and death because of the angle of impact. Common types of injuries that can result include:
Our auto accident lawyers have seen firsthand the devastation that these accidents can bring to victims and their families. We are committed to getting justice and appropriate compensation for those who have been injured or died in any type of auto accident.