More than 400 killed in Ontario car crashes this year: report

By: 600011 On: Dec 28, 2023, 5:22 PM


The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) believes that over 400 individuals have died in automobile accidents this year. More than 10,000 people have been ticketed for traffic breaches, including reckless driving, according to OPP Sergeant Kerry Schmidt on the X-Platform. He also stated that there has been a 16% increase this year compared to 2022. He also stated that there has been a 10% increase in vehicle-to-vehicle collisions this year. This year, 49 people were killed in accidents caused by driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Approximately 400 people have been killed in vehicle accidents throughout the province. Last year, 319 individuals were slain. Over the previous several weeks, officials have reportedly fined over 1,200 people as part of the OPP's festive ride campaign .When driving on slippery roads, rain, or other inclement weather, use caution. He advised people to drive slowly and to follow all traffic laws as they welcomed the New Year.