We are sad to learn that a pedestrian was killed after being struck by a York Region Transit Bus at the intersection of Yonge Street and Lorne Avenue in Richmond Hill. This fatal pedestrian accident occurred on September 9, 2014 at approximately 11:30 am. The pedestrian was a 75 year old lady from Richmond Hill.
First and foremost, we offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the woman that was tragically killed in this Richmond Hill pedestrian accident.
We have learned that York Regional Police have laid charges against the driver, a 42 year old man, from the Town of Richmond Hill. The driver was charged with Careless Driving and Fail to Yield to Pedestrian. The investigation remains ongoing, and York Regional Police are requesting that anyone with information to contact the Collision Investigation Unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7704, or to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS.
If you have lost a loved on as a result of motor vehicle on pedestrian collision, you have rights. Call us to schedule a free consultation with an experienced wrongful death lawyer at 416-900-1070.
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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.