A tragic stretch on Ontario roads during the Civic Day long weekend.
The Ontario Provincial Police dealt with six fatalities, including two children; This marked the highest number of fatal road incidents since the 2011 August long weekend.
Among the deceased a 3-year-old girl in Caledon and a 28 year old man on Highway 400 in Tay Township.
Among the charge numbers…
- 511 Move Over charges (413 in 2017 and 471 in 2016)
- 8,566 traffic-related charges (8,781 in 2017)
- 5,070 charges for speeding (5,558 in 2017)
- 136 street racing/stunt driving charges (127 in 2017)