Most closures near Yonge Street and Highway 401 cleared following earlier fire – Toronto

Most closures near Yonge Street and Highway 401 cleared following earlier fire – Toronto

Most of the closures affecting the area of ​​Highway 401 and Yonge Street in Toronto have been cleared following an earlier fire. Toronto police said on Twitter that emergency crews responded shortly before 9 am to the area for a communications tower that was on fire. Police said it was near the on and off … Read more

2 dead after Friday crash near Trochu, Alta.

2 dead after Friday crash near Trochu, Alta.

Two people are dead following a Friday crash involving a semi. Three Hills RCMP say they responded to the collision on Highway 21, north of Trochu, Alta. around 10 p.m. Friday evening. Their investigation revealed two cars were northbound on Highway 21 when the second rear-ended the first, causing the vehicle to drive across the … Read more

Vernon based semi-truck makes dangerous pass on BC highway

Vernon based semi-truck makes dangerous pass on BC highway

There was another close call for drivers along a BC highway. Dashcam footage on the Skilled Truckers Canada Facebook page shows a semi-truck dangerously passing over double solid lines on Highway 97, approximately 20 minutes south of 100 Mile House. According to the page, a witness said the white truck attempted to pass the red … Read more

Tesla cars involved in 16 crashes with emergency vehicles, regulators say

Tesla cars involved in 16 crashes with emergency vehicles, regulators say

A US investigation into Tesla vehicles operating on partially automated driving systems that have crashed into parked emergency vehicles has moved a step closer to a recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Thursday that it is upgrading the probe to an engineering analysis, another sign of increased scrutiny of the electric vehicle maker … Read more

Social media videos show motorcyclists speeding almost 300 km/h on BC highway

Social media videos show motorcyclists speeding almost 300 km/h on BC highway

Saanich, BC, police officers are searching for at least three motorcycle riders after videos were shared online showing some dangerous driving behavior. The videos show several motorcyclists pulling stunts and speeding up to 300 km/h. They can also be seen weaving in and out of traffic. 2:22 TikTok videos show motorcycle riders stunting, racing at … Read more

Ontario family identifies 20-year-old victim of fatal Calgary crash

Ontario family identifies 20-year-old victim of fatal Calgary crash

The man who died at the scene of a collision in Calgary’s southeast Midnapore neighborhood has been identified by his family. Mitchell Donoghue was the 20-year-old police said died on the scene after a mid-morning accident at the intersection of Midlake Boulevard SE and Midpark Boulevard SE on Tuesday, the family said. They started a … Read more

1 dead, 1 sent to hospital after morning Midnapore crash – Calgary

1 dead, 1 sent to hospital after morning Midnapore crash – Calgary

One man is dead and another is in hospital following a crash in the southeast Calgary neighborhood of Midnapore. Calgary police said they got a call just before 10:40 am Tuesday about a collision at the intersection of Midpark Boulevard and Midlake Boulevard SE Read more: Calgary police investigate drunk driving as factor in morning … Read more

Woman dies, driver flees following collision in Transcona on Sunday – Winnipeg

Woman dies, driver flees following collision in Transcona on Sunday – Winnipeg

Winnipeg police say a 24-year-old woman died early Sunday morning following a two-vehicle collision in Transcona. The force says the incident happened at the intersection of Bond Street and Kildare Avenue West at approximately 2:20 am The victim had to be extracted from the vehicle before being brought to hospital in critical condition, however, police … Read more

Two people taken to hospital after train-vehicle collision near South Perimeter

Two people taken to hospital after train-vehicle collision near South Perimeter

The WFPS says two people have been taken to hospital in unstable condition after a train collided with a vehicle on De Vos Road, close to Pembina Highway and the South Perimeter. The crash happened just before 5:30 pm Friday. The two people were extricated from the vehicle. All cross streets south of Bairdmore Boulevard … Read more

‘Ugly side of convenience’: Neighbors near Edmonton LRT station weigh benefits – Edmonton

‘Ugly side of convenience’: Neighbors near Edmonton LRT station weigh benefits – Edmonton

This is Part 2 in a three-part series on LRT transit safety. Global Edmonton will be exploring this topic on Global News Hour at 6 on April 27-29. Part 1 focuses on the rider experience. Part 2 explores how the LRT impacts nearby neighborhoods and general community safety. Part 3 will feature city council and … Read more