There are reports that the Toronto police have identified the driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run that occurred in Toronto in the early morning of December 31, 2015. Sadly, a 63-year-old man was killed in this Toronto accident, while he was attempting to cross the street at Danforth Avenue and Gillard Avenue. Following the crash, the driver of the involved vehicle failed to remain at the scene.
First and foremost, Iacobelli Law Firm offers its sincere condolences to the family and friends of the pedestrian killed in this Toronto pedestrian accident.
Unfortunately, there are many pedestrian killed every year in Toronto. Despite efforts to increase safety for pedestrians, many motorists continue to drive aggressively in pedestrian areas. In Ontario, drivers owe a duty of care to pedestrians. When a pedestrian is struck by a car, there is a presumption of negligence against the driver of the motor vehicle. Nonetheless, in accidents involving serious injuries or death due to pedestrian and motor vehicle collisions, it is extremely important to have the advice and counsel of an Ontario personal injury lawyer. Early preservation of facts and witness accounts is critical to the issue of liability.
If you or a loved one has been involved in a pedestrian accident in Ontario, contact Iacobelli Law Firm to speak with an Ontario lawyer. We offer prospective clients a free consultation with a personal injury lawyer. There is no obligation.
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