According to information provided by the York Regional Police, a 2011 Lexus ES350 sedan travelling northbound on Thornhill Woods Drive struck the female pedestrian and her dog who were walking on the sidewalk on the west side of the roadway.
The York Regional Police have charged the driver of the Lexus following this fatal pedestrian collision in the City of Vaughan. The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Betty Kestenberg, 85, of the City of Vaughan. She has been charged with the following:
Stunt Driving – Exceed More than 50 km/h over the Speed Limit
Fail to Properly Wear Seatbelt.
This fatal Vaughan accident is a sad reminder of the frailty of human life, and the importance of driving safely and responsibly at all times. We offer our sincere condolences and support to the family of the young woman that was tragically killed in this Vaughan accident.
If you have lost a family member as a result of a fatal accident, contact a York Region fatal accident lawyer to learn about your rights. We offer free and confidential consultations with an Ontario personal injury lawyer. To learn more or to request a free consultation, call us at 416-900-1070 or toll free at 1-866-234-6093 or complete our online contact form here.
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