Motor Vehicle Collision

February 2018

Heavy snow bursts during commute

February 7th, 2018|

Environment Canada warns of heavy snow bursts during morning commute

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for London, Parkhill, Strathroy, Komoka and Eastern and Western Middlesex County.

There were several issues during the morning commute as a result of the snowfall.

The OPP responded to over 30 collisions in the region Wednesday morning, including a crash south […]

January 2018

Woman dies behind the wheel on Oxford Street

January 24th, 2018|

A woman is dead following a serious crash on Oxford Street Wednesday morning.

The crash occurred just after 8 a.m. on Oxford Street just west of Wharncliffe Road.

A woman involved in the crash died at the scene.

Police say her death was caused by a medical event not related to the crash.

No one else was injured.

Source: […]

Train tragedy kills sidewalk plower

January 10th, 2018|

The death of a London sidewalk snowplow operator, killed at a notorious railway crossing when a freight train struck his plow Tuesday, stunned witnesses and drew an outpouring of grief from city officials.

Reacting to what’s believed to be the first death of its kind in London, Mayor Matt Brown and city manager Martin Hayward […]

December 2017

27 Minutes – Chapter 1: The Crash

December 15th, 2017|

Time can be the difference between life and death on Canada’s busiest highway. Ashlyn Krell found that out last February. So did the people who saved her life.

This is the story of the people who are among the best of us, the emergency responders and medical practitioners who devote their lives to saving others. […]

Oxford Street crash

December 5th, 2017|

Katrina Moody was checking voicemail at work Tuesday when she heard a loud “crunch” from outside.

Moody looked out the front window of her office and saw a westbound van had slammed into a utility pole on Oxford Street, just west of Adelaide Street.

Then a man emerged from the badly damaged vehicle, said Moody, who […]

South End Crash

December 5th, 2017|

Emergency crews were called to a single-vehicle crash in southeast London Tuesday morning.

A Mazda 3 driving on the Commissioners Road exit ramp to Highbury Avenue North left the road and ended up in the ditch around 9:20 a.m.

Firefighters say nobody was hurt.

The Commissioners Road exit remained open while firefighters and police were on the […]

October 2017

UWO Safety Day

October 24th, 2017|

Very thankful to work with a wonderful group of people at Western. Had a great time at Western’s “Campus Safety Day”. It was also nice to run into friends from the London Fire Dept.

Source: Facebook

Crash on Culver Drive

October 16th, 2017|

SIU investigating, 1 person charged in crash on Culver Drive
The province’s police watchdog is investigating after a two-vehicle crash in the city’s east end on Friday left several people injured and one person facing charges.

The collision occurred near Culver Drive and Culver Place around 8:30 p.m., said a Special Investigations Unit (SIU) media release. […]

Pedestrian killed near busy intersection

October 11th, 2017|

A pedestrian was killed Wednesday morning when she was struck by a vehicle north of the busy intersection of Commissioners and Wharncliffe roads.

The woman tried to cross Wharncliffe where there is no traffic signal or crosswalk while it was still dark and raining about 6:45 AM, London police Const. Sandasha Bough told The Free […]

Pedestrian killed in 2 vehicle MVC

October 11th, 2017|

Woman dies of her injuries after being hit by two vehicles

A woman is dead after she was struck by two vehicles early Wednesday morning.

The collision occurred on Wharncliffe Road just north of Commissioners Road around 6:45 a.m.

The woman was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries.

Police have shut down a portion of […]

Biker hurt in crash

October 10th, 2017|

A pair of black sunglasses and a leather jacket lay a few feet from a motorcycle tipped on its side.

Half a block away, a small white passenger bus was parked by the curb, flanked by police tape.

It was the scene of the region’s latest motorcycle collision — capping off a deadly summer that claimed […]

Vehicles heavily damaged after crash in the city

October 9th, 2017|

Vehicles were heavily damaged and one person had minor injuries following a crash at Manning and Wonderland.

Source: CTV London: Two-vehicle crash | CTV London News

September 2017

Pedestrians hurt in crash near Western | The London Free Press

September 10th, 2017|

Two pedestrians were sent to hospital in serious condition after a two-vehicle crash Saturday evening near Western University.

Two vehicles collided in the intersection of Western and Sarnia roads about 8:30 p.m., causing one to jump the curb and hit the pedestrians, London police said.

Both were taken to hospital in serious condition. Several Western University […]

Pursuit of stolen vehicle ends badly

September 1st, 2017|

A man faces charges after a brief but wild chase in a north London early Thursday, police say.

An officer spotted a stolen Jeep and gave chase near Taylor and Cheapside streets about 4 a.m. The vehicle collided with the police cruiser, sped off then hit a service station sign and traffic light at Adelaide […]

July 2017

Pedestrians, struck by car in downtown

July 22nd, 2017|

Pedestrians, one in wheelchair, struck by car in downtown London

Police are investigating after a couple were struck by a vehicle while crossing the street in downtown London.

Emergency crews were called to the intersection of Queens Avenue and Colborne Street at around 8:30 a.m. Friday to reports of two pedestrians, one who was in a […]

Motorcycle struck by SUV overnight

July 20th, 2017|

London police are investigating a crash between a motorcycle and SUV that occurred early Thursday morning.

Emergency crews responded to the area of Richmond Street and Kent Street around 1:30 p.m. for reports of a collision.

Once on scene they found an SUV and a motorcycle had collided leaving debris scattered across the area.

Police could not […]

Car crashes into front window of northwest business

July 19th, 2017|

Nobody was transported to hospital after a single vehicle crash into a business Wednesday.

It happened around 1 p.m. at a new and recycled medical supply store on Wonderland Road near Fanshawe Park Road.

The car crashed into the front window of the Silver Cross business. There was little damage to the vehicle.

Police are continuing to […]

Teen dies after motorcycle hits hydro pole

July 17th, 2017|

London police are working to piece together the circumstances that led to a fatal motorcycle collision overnight on Ridout Street.

The crash occurred around 1:40 a.m. on Ridout Street just south of Thames Park.

A 17-year-old died in hospital after the motorcycle he was riding hit a hydro pole in the area. Police believe speed was […]

Fatal crash in Old South London

July 17th, 2017|

Emergency crews responded to the area of Ridout Street and Elmwood Avenue in Old South at around 1:40 a.m. after reports of a motorcycle crash.

Police investigating serious crash in northwest London

July 14th, 2017|

A 44-year-old man suffered serious injuries after a crash at Oxford and Wonderland on Thursday night.

London police and emergency crews responded to the scene at the intersection at 9:05 p.m. and found a vehicle hit a pole.

According to police, the driver and lone occupant of the vehicle was treated by EMS and transported to […]