There are reports of a fatal head-on collision that occurred in Courtice, Ontario near Oshawa. This fatal head-on car accident occurred in the early morning of Saturday, December 1, 2012 on Taunton Road near Rundle Road, in Courtice. Sadly, a young man sustained fatal injuries and a woman was seriously hurt in this Courtice Ontario head-on crash. The deceased man has been identified as Timothy Smith, age 23, of Freeland Avenue in Bowmanville.
First and foremost, we offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the man who was killed as a result of this head-on car accident.
The Durham Regional police were investigating the circumstances of this accident. The roadway was closed for several hours while the Durham Regional Police Collision Investigation Unit investigated. The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending. Although More information would be necessary in order to determine who is at fault for this Courtice, Ontario fatal car accident, early reports from the police indicate that a Pontiac Grand Prix, being operated by a 20-year-old woman, was westbound on Taunton Road East when, for unknown reasons, she crossed the centre line and struck an eastbound Chevrolet Cobalt head on. The Cobalt was being operated by a 23-year-old male from Bowmanville, Ontario.
When a loved one is killed as a result of a car accident in Ontario, the family may be able to advance a wrongful death claim, if the death was caused by the actions or negligence of another person. In Ontario fatal car accident claims, the members of the deceased’s family may be able to obtain compensation for their losses. This includes loss of guidance, care and companionship of their loved one, as well as loss of services. There are also benefits payable by the no-fault automobile insurer.
For grieving families, it is extremely difficult to turn their attention to advancing a claim for the loss of a loved one. Of course, there is no amount of money that could ever compensate for such a loss. Iacobelli Law Firm represents the families of those that have tragically lost a loved one due to negligence. We understand that this is a difficult time, and we provide respectful and compassionate service throughout the process. If you have lost a loved one as a result of a fatal accident in Ontario, call us for a free consultation. We will take the time to meet with you and answer your questions. The consultation is complimetary and confidential and there is no obligation. Speak with a Ontario lawyer for fatal car accidents by calling us at 416-900-1070 or toll free 1-866-234-6093 or fill out our contact form.
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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.