The team at Iacobelli Law Firm wishes all of our clients, colleagues and friends an enjoyable and safe long weekend. As a summer long weekend in Southern Ontario, this weekend will be sure to result in busy highways as families go to cottages or on vacation. The OPP and municipal police agencies throughout the province will have extra enforcement officers on the road in an effort to keep motorists safe. If you are travelling, please remember to drive safe and avoid drinking and driving.
Our office will also be closed for the long weekend, and we will return to regular hours on Tuesday August 8, 2017.
Witnesses Sought Following Serious Accident involving 14 year old Cyclist in Aurora (York Region) on July 31, 2017
Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit are seeking witnesses following a serious collision involving a cyclist in the Town of Aurora.
This motor vehicle and bicycle accident occurred on Monday, July 31, 2017, at approximately 2:25 pm. According to information released by the York Regional Police, officers were called to the intersection of Yonge Street and Edward Street for a report that a cyclist had been struck. It was reported that the cyclist, a 14-year-old boy from the Town of Newmarket, was suffering from serious injuries and he was transported to hospital. The driver of the vehicle that struck the cyclist, was operated by a 35-year-old woman from the Town of Richmond Hill. We are pleased to learn that the medical condition of the 14-year-old boy has improved and his injuries are now considered non-life-threatening.
At this time, the circumstances of the accident remain under investigation by the York Regional Police. Any witnesses who have not yet spoken with police are being asked to come forward and anyone with information is asked to contact the Major Collision Investigation Unit by calling 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7704, or to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com, or text your tip to CRIMES (274637) starting with the word YORK.
The accident injury lawyers and staff at Iacobelli Law Firm wish the young victim of this accident a complete and speedy recovery. We also remind drivers to be extra cautious on the roads, and leave plenty of space for cyclists and pedestrians.
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