On Saturday February 2, 2013, there was a fatal motor vehicle and pedestrian accident in the area of Birchmount Road and St. Clair Avenue East in Toronto. According to reports, a 65 year old woman was walking on the sidewalk along Birchmount Road, when she was struck by a Chevrolet Aveo in a driveway at 550 Birchmount Road.
The female pedestrian was taken to hospital where she later died as a result of her injuries.
First and foremost Iacobelli Law Firm offers its sincere condolences to the family and friends of the woman that tragically lost her life in this Toronto pedestrian fatality.
The Toronto Police are investigating the circumstances of this fatal accident, and are asking anyone with information to come forward. Persons with information are being asked to contact police at 416−808−1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416−222−TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com,
text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).
Although more information is needed with regard to the circumstances of this fatal pedestrian accident, it is likely that the family of the deceased have a viable civil claim for their losses. In Ontario, when pedestrian is tragically killed as a result of a car accident, the family can often advance a civil claim for their loss. This is a claim against the at-fault driver, which is typically covered by insurance. There is a presumption of negligence against the vehicle driver whenever a pedestrian or cyclist is struck by a vehicle.
If you have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal car accident in Ontario, find out what rights are available to you and your family by speaking to a Toronto car accident lawyer. Iacobelli Law Firm offers prospective clients a free consultation with an injury lawyer, and does not charge any fees until the case is resolved.
Sadly, there was a fatal bicycle accident in Toronto on Friday, November 23, 2012. This Toronto fatal bicycle accident occurred at Davenport Road and Lansdowne Avenue. According to reports, a young man in his 30s was riding a bicycle northbound on Lansdowne Avenue, when he was struck by a minivan. The minivan then left the scene of the accident, but has since turned himself in to Toronto police.
First and foremost we would like to offer our condolences and support to the family and friends of the young man who was tragically killed in this Toronto bicycle accident. This will no doubt be a very difficult time for those closest to the young man who was killed.
Iacobelli Law Firm is a dedicated personal injury law firm serving residents of Toronto and the GTA. We represent those that have been seriously injured, and the families that have lost a loved one. For a free consultation with a Toronto fatal accident lawyer, call us at 416-900-1070 or use our contact form here.
Andrew Iacobelli is an Ontario lawyer that restricts his practice to representing personal injury victims and their families. Andrew is the founder of Iacobelli Law Firm.
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