Two motorists are facing charges after causing separate accidents in the Windsor area over the weekend. Five people were injured in the accidents.
If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident caused by a negligent driver, you may have legal options for obtaining the compensation you need to cover medical bills, lost wages and other damages you have suffered. Contact a Windsor auto accident lawyer from Greg Monforton & Partners for a free, no obligation consultation to learn more.
Speeding Motorcycle Accident
On Friday, the Windsor Police Service responded to a motorcycle accident involving a Ford Edge SUV that left one person seriously injured. The accident happened around 9 p.m. at Tecumseh Road and Arthur Road.
The driver of the motorcycle was transported to the hospital in critical condition. Police believe speed was a factor in the collision, and charges are pending against the motorcyclist. The driver of the SUV was not injured in the collision.
Drunk Driving Accident
Another motorist is facing charges for impaired driving after a serious collision near the WFCU Centre on Sunday, Nov. 19 left several injured.
The accident happened in the area of McHugh Street and Mickey Renaud Way on the way into to the sports centre. The two vehicles involved, a Buick Rainer and a Honda Civic, suffered extensive damage, and the four individuals in the vehicles were all transported to the hospital.
According to police, the passenger in the Buick suffered life threatening injuries, and one person in the Civic suffered serious injuries while the other suffered minor injuries.
The driver of the Buick was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries after being placed under arrest for impaired driving. When speaking with police, it became clear that the driver was impaired from previous consumption of alcohol. He is being charged with two counts of impaired driving and having blood alcohol exceeding 80 milligrams causing bodily harm.
Windsor Auto Accident Lawyers
Negligent drivers who get behind wheel while intoxicated or who drive above the speed limit should be held accountable for the harm they cause. We have seen the devastation that can result from these types of accidents and are dedicated to helping accident victims seek the justice and compensation they deserve after such an incident.
If you have been injured in an accident with a negligent driver, do not hesitate to contact Greg Monforton & Partners to schedule a free, no obligation consultation to learn more about how we can help you.