This fatal accident occurred on Friday, November 18, 2016, in the vicinity of 14th Avenue and Markham Road in the City of Markham. Sadly, a 17-year-old woman, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the Range Rover vehicle, a 22-year-old woman, was taken to hospital suffering from minor injuries and a 21-year-old woman who was a passenger was taken to hospital suffering from serious injuries.
The driver of the vehicle was arrested and charged with Dangerous Driving Causing Death on the day of the collision. As a result of further investigation, officers have laid additional charges related to impaired driving, as follows:
- Impaired Driving Cause Death
- Impaired Driving Cause Bodily Harm
- Over 80 Cause Death
- Over 80 Cause Bodily Harm
- Dangerous Driving Cause Bodily Harm
- Dangerous Driving Causing Death
This recent fatal collision is a sad reminder of the dangers of driving while impaired. Our sincere condolences go out to the family and friends of the young woman that lost her life in this crash.
With the holiday season, Iacobelli Law Firm would like to remind you to enjoy your time responsibly. Please do not drink and drive.