On Monday afternoon, at 24 Snowberry Way, two firefighters got injured after falling through the floor that was collapsing. The two were volunteer firefighters who were fighting fire in a house in Stittsville, at the Southwest of Ottawa.
The Ottawa Fire Services say that the two fell into the basement, through the main floor. It is believed that the electric panel in the basement caused the fire after an electrical surge. But investigations on the incidence continue.
The two were rushed to a hospital and were listed as in stable condition. One of the firefighters who fell through the collapsing floor had to be rescued from the building. He was in an induced coma, but by Tuesday the Fire Chief informed the public that he was expected to recover, fully.
A head-on collision resulted in the death of one person and two in life-threatening condition. The three were airlifted to a hospital in Orangeville. Later, the two were airlifted to Toronto, while still in critical condition.
The police will examine the black boxes of the vehicles involved in the accident, to help determine the cause of the collision.
According to the Star’s phone conversation with the OPP (Ontario Provincial Police) Const. Paul Nancekivell. It can be that the conditions of the road, could have led to the accident.
Car Fell 4 Metres into Ravine, Causing 1 Dead, 3 Injured After Going Off Bridge
Source: CBC News Toronto
Posted On: 07/04/2015
After a car went off a bridge and into the ravine near Black Creek Drive and Lawrence Avenue, one person is dead and three are in hospital.
According to Const. Graham Williamson of the Ontario Provincial Police, the collision occurred at about 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 1st when a Toyota Camry collided with another car and then drove over the bridge’s guardrail and into a ravine. The vehicle landed on its roof.
It took the emergency crew 30 minutes to extricate the victim.
The three victims had life-threatening injuries and were taken to Sunnybrook Hospital; police say they are expected to survive. The fourth person, a 55-year-old man from Brampton, was pronounced dead on the scene.
The passengers in the other vehicle involved in the accident were not harmed.
Investigation of the cause of the accident is still ongoing by the OPP and Toronto Police.
Yonge and Empress Car Crash Leads to 1 Pedestrian’s Death
Source: CBC News Toronto
Posted On: 06/11/2015
A car accident at the intersection of Yonge and Empress leads to the death of one person on Saturday, July 11th at about 1:20 p.m. and leaving two others rushed to a trauma centre. The victim is believed to be male.
Witness to the accident, Crystal Robbescheuten states that a female driver was heading eastbound on Park Home Avenue, (which turns into Empress Avenue east of Yonge) when she hit a cab near the intersection. The driver had lost control and appeared to accelerate north on Yonge Street. The female driver plowed into a concrete planter and struck the pedestrians.
The injuries sustained from the crash are still unknown.