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Man dies after possible heart attack behind the wheel in Pierrefonds

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Man dies after possible heart attack behind the wheel in Pierrefonds

A man in his sixties is dead after his vehicle crashed into a cement post in Pierrefonds.Police believe the man had a heart attack and lost control of the vehicle.The crash happened in a parking lot at the corner of Aanselme-Lavigne Avenue and René-Émard Street.The driver was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.Nobody…

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Calgary woman dies in crash on Trans-Canada near Gleichen

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Calgary woman dies in crash on Trans-Canada near Gleichen

A 59-year-old woman from Calgary has died following a collision on Highway 1 at the intersection of Highway 842.Emergency crews were called to the scene around 7:30 p.m. Saturday evening.RCMP continue to investigate but say it appears a westbound SUV on Hwy 1 collided with a northbound truck.The driver of the SUV died at the…

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5 tractor trailer ‘chain reaction’ collision closes Hwy. 401 near Merlin Road for 3 hours

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5 tractor trailer ‘chain reaction’ collision closes Hwy. 401 near Merlin Road for 3 hours

Chatham-Kent OPP are investigating after a collision involving five vehicles closed down eastbound lanes on the 401 on Friday.At around 5:15 p.m. Friday, OPP responded to a five-vehicle “chain reaction” collision on Highway 401 near Merlin Road.COLLISION: #Hwy401 EB after Queens Line #Tilbury – Multiple tractor trailers blocking lanes. East bound lanes CLOSED at County Rd 42…

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Man in critical condition after ejected from car in Châteauguay crash

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Man in critical condition after ejected from car in Châteauguay crash

A man in his 20s was ejected from the car he was driving after it crashed through a ditch and rolled over multiple times Thursday morning.Châteauguay police found the scene of the accident during a patrol on Industriel Boulevard at 3:30 a.m.READ MORE: 4 dead, 4 injured in Highway 30 crash in ChâteauguayA female passenger in…

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Two-vehicle crash on Barton sends two to hospital

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Two-vehicle crash on Barton sends two to hospital

Two people are in critical condition following a two-vehicle crash on Barton Street East.Hamilton police say a vehicle carrying a man and a woman was travelling westbound on Barton near Kenilworth Avenue at about 2 a.m. on Sunday morning when they hit a vehicle going east.The driver of the westbound vehicle lost control and flipped,…

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Calgary crash sparks fire, sends 3 to hospital

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Calgary crash sparks fire, sends 3 to hospital

Three people are in hospital following a fiery crash in southwest Calgary early Saturday morning.According to police, the vehicle burst into flames after rolling into a ditch on Glenmore Tr. at Stoney Tr. S.W. just before 1:30 a.m.Three men in the vehicle, all believed to be in their 30s, were taken to hospital. One was…

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Peterborough cyclists call for safety after violent altercation

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Peterborough cyclists call for safety after violent altercation

Cyclists in Peterborough, Ont., are weighing in after video captured a violent altercation July 18 between a man riding a bicycle and the driver of a pickup truck. The incident left a 74-year-old cyclist in hospital, and a 65-year-old motorist charged with assault.Cycling advocates say everyone needs to share the road. READ MORE: Video captures…

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Man walks away after vehicle flips onto its roof on 401 near Cobourg

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Man walks away after vehicle flips onto its roof on 401 near Cobourg

A man managed to walk away after losing control of his vehicle on Highway 401 just east of the Burnham Street on-ramp near Cobourg, Ont. A man managed to walk away after flipping his vehicle on Highway 401 near Cobourg, Ont. earlier this week. Emergency services responded at approximately 5:20 p.m. on July 20 to reports that a vehicle…

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Nightly closing of Airport Drive for road resurfacing

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Nightly closing of Airport Drive for road resurfacing

Drivers who would normally use Airport Drive to get to and from the Saskatoon airport will have to use an alternate route for the next four nights.City crews will be resurfacing Airport Drive from Circle Drive to Cynthia Street starting on Thursday, July 20.READ MORE: Saskatoon seeking public input for ‘Imagine Idylwyld’The work will take place…

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Westbound Circle Drive traffic restriction at Valley Road for road work

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Westbound Circle Drive traffic restriction at Valley Road for road work

The City of Saskatoon says a traffic restriction is coming to Circle Drive beneath the Valley Road interchange starting on Tuesday, July 18.At around 9 a.m. CT, the westbound curb lane of Circle Drive will be closed while two through lanes remain open.READ MORE: Driver clocked doing 210 km/h on Highway 7 west of SaskatoonMotorists…

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