Auto Accident News Blog

New Study Shows Drivers Feeling Less Safe on the Road

The Canadian Automobile Association South Central Ontario recently commissioned a study that seems to indicate many drivers are feeling less safe on the road today. Nearly all drivers in the study have witnessed increased aggressive or unsafe driving behaviour in the last year. According to Windsor News Today, the study reveals 98 per cent of... Read More

One Deceased, One Injured in Leamington, Ontario Crash

One person died and a second individual suffered severe injuries after a pickup truck collided with a motorcycle in Leamington, Ontario on Canada Day. According to CTV News Windsor, Essex County OPP issued a press release late Friday night announcing police and EMS crews had responded to the scene of a crash at 4:23 p.m.... Read More

Why Do Crash Victims Wait to Contact an Auto Accident Lawyer?

A car crash can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. Crash victims are often unsure about what to do next. They may have questions or concerns, such as questions about contacting an auto accident lawyer for help. Some crash victims may wait to seek legal help after the insurance company denies their claim. Other crash... Read More

Road Safety Town Hall Meeting Planned for Wednesday in Walkerville

Collisions in Windsor have been gradually increasing and authorities say the current rate of injuries from crashes is now twice the provincial average. Fatalities and serious injuries have risen by nine per cent year-over-year. Road Safety affects everyone who travels on city roadways, including pedestrians, cyclists and motorists. On Wednesday evening, the community has an... Read More

Fatal Accident on Walpole Island Leaves Two Dead

Two bicyclists are dead following a collision on Walpole Island. According to Ontario Provincial Police, the cyclists were struck by a vehicle early Wednesday morning just before 5 a.m. The driver of the vehicle was also taken to hospital with serious injuries. River Road is closed between Firehall Road and Austin Road while officials investigate... Read More

Windsor Police Investigating Two Hit-and-Run Crashes on Same Day

Two hit-and-run crashes happened on late Wednesday afternoon in Windsor, including one involving a child on a bicycle. Police are asking anyone with details about either incident to call. Windsor Police are asking anyone with details about either incident to call 519-255-6700, ext 4000, or make an anonymous report on the Crime Stoppers website. Motorcyclist... Read More

Proving the At-Fault Driver Was Drowsy During the Collision

People who get behind the wheel and drive while drowsy can cause a serious collision. While victims of these crashes may think they have a strong case, obtaining evidence of drowsy driving presents its own unique challenges. Most people may not even realize how tired or fatigued they are after a long day at work... Read More

Windsor Councillor Says Effective Change Needed to Slow Traffic

Following two recent traffic incidents where children were struck by vehicles within days of each other, residents are requesting immediate efforts to improve safety and slow traffic down. Windsor’s Ward 4 City Councillor says he has received a flood of calls from residents after these two latest traffic incidents involving children. He admits that residents... Read More

Child Injured in Riverside Drive Crash on Sunday

A child sustained serious injuries on Sunday afternoon following a collision near Riverside Drive and Langlois Avenue. The crash occurred around 4 p.m. and involved a motor vehicle and a pedestrian, according to a Windsor police spokesperson. The child was transported to hospital. Windsor Star reported that Riverside Drive remained closed to traffic between Parent... Read More

Challenges of Securing Accident Benefits for a Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are some of the most common car accident injuries. These injuries can range from mild concussions to more severe injuries leading to permanent and irreversible brain damage. However, current law makes it harder for Ontario car accident victims to obtain accident benefits for life-altering brain injuries. There are a lot of... Read More