Auto Accident News Blog

Will the Insurance Company Cover a Collision With a Fixed Object?

Collisions between a vehicle and a fixed object happen quite often, causing serious, life-threatening injuries. Fixed-object collisions may involve hitting guardrails, road signs, trees and utility poles. These types of collisions may involve multiple parties. Sometimes another driver may be at fault for the collision. At other times, a government entity responsible for maintaining the... Read More

When Can a Good Samaritan Be Sued for Helping an Injured Accident Victim?

Witnessing a car accident may compel someone to stop and render aid. He or she may dial 9-1-1, check for injuries and/or try to keep victims safe and calm while waiting for emergency personnel to arrive. Good Samaritans are generally legally protected from liability when attending to accident victims in distress. However, they are only... Read More

Child Hospitalized After Being Struck By Vehicle in Dresden

A nine-year-old boy was hospitalized after he was hit by a vehicle at a busy intersection in Dresden on Tuesday afternoon. According to a report by CTV Windsor, the incident occurred on North Street between Holden Street and Wrights Lane at about 3:30 p.m. Chatham-Kent OPP says the boy was transported to a local area... Read More

Can I Pursue Compensation for a Collision in Whiteout Conditions?

Driving in whiteout conditions can be a scary and dangerous experience, increasing the risk of a collision. Multi-vehicle pileups, severe injuries and road closures due to whiteout conditions are reported each winter by Ontario Provincial Police. Drivers are urged to use extreme caution on the road. However, collisions can and still do happen. Being able... Read More

Leamington Crash on Highway 77 Leaves Two Dead

Two people were killed after a crash involving an SUV and transport truck in Leamington this morning. According to AM800 CKLW, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the crash on Highway 77 between Mersea Road 10 and County Road 14 at about 6 a.m. Two occupants of the SUV died at the scene. No other... Read More

Windsor Police Investigating Fatal Crash on Wyandotte Street West

Windsor police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash that happened at about 2 a.m. on Saturday on Wyandotte Street West near Partington Avenue. The crash involved a black Honda and a concrete utility pole. The Honda was heading westbound at a high rate of speed when it crashed, according to the Windsor police. Two people... Read More

How is Liability Assessed in a Collision Involving a Recalled Vehicle?

Most collisions are due to driver error. However, that is not always the case. Sometimes a collision may be caused by a defective vehicle. A manufacturer could be held liable if their vehicle was defective and caused a collision, but who may be liable for damages in a collision involving a recalled vehicle? Our legal... Read More

Do I Have a Case if My Car Accident Was Caused by Sun Glare?

When the days are shorter during the fall and winter months, the possibility of sun glare while driving significantly increases. Everyone at some point has experienced how blinding the sun can be when it hits the windshield and shines directly in your eyes. You suddenly can barely see anything in front of you. Sun glare... Read More

Driver of School Bus Charged After Crash in Kingsville Injures Three

A school bus driver has been charged after a crash in Kingsville that injured two students Thursday morning. Essex County OPP and Essex-Windsor EMS were called to the intersection of Road 8 East and Graham Side Road at about 7:50 a.m. According to CTV Windsor, five students were on the school bus when it hit... Read More

Investigation Underway After One Killed in Lakeshore Crash

One person has died and another was injured after a serious crash in Lakeshore Wednesday evening, BlackburnNews.com reports. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and other emergency personnel were called to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of County Road 42 and Renaud Line at around 7:15 p.m. The driver and passenger from one of the vehicles... Read More