There are reports of a serious Toronto accident involving a young high school student that was that was struck by a vehicle on Kingston Road, near Brimley Road in Toronto. This Toronto pedestrian and vehicle accident occurred on October 3, 2012. Early reports of the accident indicate that the boy suffered serious and life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the vehicle involved in this accident remained at the scene. Police are asking anyone who may have information regarding the crash to contact police or crime stoppers.
First and foremost, we’d like to offer our thoughts and our support for the young pedestrian who was so badly injured in this Toronto pedestrian accident. We hope that he is able to recover from his injuries quickly and fully. This accident reminds us how lives can change in an instant. Drivers need to be especially attentive to pedestrians because accidents involving pedestrians can, and often do, lead to catastrophic injuries or death.
Toronto Pedestrian Accident Law
In most instances, when a pedestrian is struck by a car or other motor vehicle in Ontario, there is a presumption of negligence against the driver of the motor vehicle. Nonetheless, pedestrian accidents are often vigorously defended by the insurance company.
If you were injured by a motor vehicle while walking or cycling, or if a loved one has been seriously injured or killed in a pedestrian accident, you should not delay in speaking with an Ontario pedestrian accident lawyer. For a free consultation call Iacobelli Law Firm.