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Toronto drivers not being punished for making streets unsafe, critics say

Toronto drivers not being punished for making streets unsafe, critics say

TheStar.com

It doesn’t take a radar gun to see that plenty of drivers on Avenue Rd. are speeding.

Albert Koehl says all you have to do is stand on a corner to realize that, despite a posted limit of 50 kilometres per hour, many motorists use the six-lane arterial road that cuts through residential areas north of Bloor St. “as a speedway.”

The high speeds and narrow sidewalks make Avenue Rd. “a frightening place to be,” said Koehl, the vice-chair of the Annex Residents’ Association.

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Pedestrian, two others hurt in Avenue and Dupont crash

Pedestrian, two others hurt in Avenue and Dupont crash

Toronto.CityNews.ca
“Paramedics told CityNews the pedestrian, a man in his 20s, was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Two people who were in the car were also taken to hospital. One person had serious injuries and the other person had minor injuries.”

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Tribute held for cyclist, 26, killed in hit-and-run

Tribute held for cyclist, 26, killed in hit-and-run

Toronto.CTVnews.ca:

Adam Excell was riding his bike on Avenue Road, near Davenport Road, when he was struck and killed by a car that did not remain on scene.

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