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  • Jury finds driver to have been negligent driving car which killed E. Haworth
    Grimsby Independent, 29 Jan 1942, p. 1     A coroner's jury, sitting under Dr. C.W. Elmore of Beamsville, found "evidence of neglect on the part of the driver" whose automobile hit Edward Haworth as he was walking along the Queen Elizabeth Way last Christmas day. The driver of the car was William Staples of St. Catharines. The five-man ...
    Grimsby Independent, 29 Jan 1942, p. 1   A coroner's jury, sitting under Dr. C.W. Elmore of Beamsville, found "evidence ...
  • 9 months' baby auto victim
    Grimsby Independent, 5 Sep 1923, p. 5     Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
    Grimsby Independent, 5 Sep 1923, p. 5   Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
  • Killed Instantly Walking Highway
    Grimsby Independent, 28 Nov 1946, p. 1,9     Leon Cyrka, 67, of Grimsby, was instantly killed when struck by an automobile as he walked along the QEW just east of the town limits on Saturday evening. Mrs. Ivy M. Tarris, Broadway Avenue, Hamilton, driver of the car involved and her son, Fraser Tarris, who was riding with her, ...
    Grimsby Independent, 28 Nov 1946, p. 1,9   Leon Cyrka, 67, of Grimsby, was instantly killed when struck by an ...
  • Lincoln county officer Metcalfe is killed while on duty
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Oct 1927, p. 1     Lincoln County Traffic Officer Leigh Metcalfe and popular Grimsby boy was fatally injured in a collision at Mountain View about 6 miles from here at 6:20 Monday night. The cause of the accident is still under investigation by the police. W.H. Dick, Dairyman, of Niagara Falls, N.Y., said to be ...
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Oct 1927, p. 1   Lincoln County Traffic Officer Leigh Metcalfe and popular Grimsby boy was fatally ...
  • Was purely accidental
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Oct 1927, p. 6     "We find that the late Herman Franks came to his death on Sept. 5th, 1927, about 10 o'clock p.m. in the Township of Louth, one mile east of the Village of Jordan, by being hit by a car owned and driven by Joseph Hall of Webster, N.Y. According to the ...
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Oct 1927, p. 6   "We find that the late Herman Franks came to his death on ...
  • Joe Hoelscher fatally injured
    Grimsby Independent, 14 Mar 1946, p. 1     Tragedy struck a resident of Beamsville Monday afternoon, when 63 year old Joseph Hoelscher is alleged to have walked into the path of a heavy dump truck, and sustained severe injuries that caused his death shortly after admittance to Hamilton General Hospital. The tragic mishap occurred on ...
    Grimsby Independent, 14 Mar 1946, p. 1   Tragedy struck a resident of Beamsville Monday afternoon, when 63 year old ...
  • Young girl instantly killed while walking on highway
    Grimsby Independent, 22 Aug 1946, p. 1     Walking east on the south shoulder of No. 8 highway enroute to church service at Grimsby Sunday morning, Betty Anderson, 16, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A.D. Anderson, 104 Highland Ave., Toronto, member of the Ontario Farm Service Force at Clovelly Camp, North Grimsby, was fatally injured when struck ...
    Grimsby Independent, 22 Aug 1946, p. 1   Walking east on the south shoulder of No. 8 highway enroute to ...
  • Florence Love, Grimsby loses life in tragic accident near Winona
    Grimsby Independent, 15 Apr 1936, p. 1     Citizens of Grimsby were deeply shocked and a gloom was cast over the community by the tragic and fatal accident which terminated the life of one of the town's most popular young people and inflicted serious injuries on three others. In a highway crash early Sunday morning in which a ...
    Grimsby Independent, 15 Apr 1936, p. 1   Citizens of Grimsby were deeply shocked and a gloom was cast over ...
  • Struck by car and killed
    Grimsby Independent, 9 Oct 1935, p. 1     Hamilton police have been asked to locate friends or relatives of a man believed to be Stanley Skouron, who was killed when struck by an automobile near Grimsby Saturday night. Papers found in his pocket gave his address as 14 Whitfield avenue Hamilton. He was killed instantly when struck by ...
    Grimsby Independent, 9 Oct 1935, p. 1   Hamilton police have been asked to locate friends or relatives of a ...
  • A. G. Geddes, formerly of Grimsby, instantly killed in Florida
    Grimsby Independent, 7 Aug 1935, p. 1     Numerous friends in Grimsby and district will regret to learn of the tragic death of Mr. Alexander Grant Geddes, son of Mrs. Isaac Geddes of Winona and brother of Mr. W.F. Geddes of North Grimsby. He was instantly killed about dusk on Sunday evening while walking along the highway near ...
    Grimsby Independent, 7 Aug 1935, p. 1   Numerous friends in Grimsby and district will regret to learn of the ...
  • Injuries are fatal to 15 year old girl
    Grimsby Independent, 22 Jul 1937, p. 1     this partial paper is located at Grimsby Archives...
    Grimsby Independent, 22 Jul 1937, p. 1   this partial paper is located at Grimsby Archives...
  • Youth killed on highway
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Nov 1932, p. 1     One fatality and other accidents involving injuries to passengers in motor cars occurred in the district during the past few days. An inquest has been ordered by Dr. D.V. Currey to enquire into the death of Leslie Corman, 20, of Louth Township, who was almost instantly killed when the buggy ...
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Nov 1932, p. 1   One fatality and other accidents involving injuries to passengers in motor cars ...
  • Winona man fatally hurt
    Grimsby Independent, 16 Jul 1930, p. 1     Struck in rapid succession by two cars, Nicholas Crauchoe, Winona, was fatally injured at Vineland Sunday night. Andrew Noradoski, Beamsville, who was with Crauchoe, escaped with minor injuries. The two men were waiting at Vineland corner for a bus and for some unknown reason wandered onto the ...
    Grimsby Independent, 16 Jul 1930, p. 1   Struck in rapid succession by two cars, Nicholas Crauchoe, Winona, was fatally ...
  • Fatally injured in motor crash
    Grimsby Independent, 12 Apr 1945, p. 5     Herbert Graham, 25, of 193 Belmont avenue, Hamilton, was fatally injured in an accident on the Queen Elizabeth Way, two miles west of Grimsby Sunday night, and was removed to Hamilton General Hospital suffering from a fractured skull and numerous other injuries. He died early Monday morning. The ...
    Grimsby Independent, 12 Apr 1945, p. 5   Herbert Graham, 25, of 193 Belmont avenue, Hamilton, was fatally injured in ...
  • Fatality on the Queen Elizabeth
    Grimsby Independent, 5 Jul 1945, p. 5     Robert Mann Smith, 84, of 16 Fairview Avenue, Grimsby, was removed to Hamilton General Hospital Saturday morning suffering from a compound fracture of the right leg, shock and other injuries, sustained when he was in collision with a motor car in charge of Glen Miller, Trentun, PA, on the Queen ...
    Grimsby Independent, 5 Jul 1945, p. 5   Robert Mann Smith, 84, of 16 Fairview Avenue, Grimsby, was removed to ...
  • Inquest held at Grimsby
    Grimsby Independent, 4 Apr 1934, p. 1,4     At an inquest into the death of Alex Scatch who was fatally injured in a recent highway accident held in the Grimsby chambers Wednesday afternoon, the following verdict was returned: We, the jury, find that Alex Scatch died in St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, on or about March 20, 1934 as ...
    Grimsby Independent, 4 Apr 1934, p. 1,4   At an inquest into the death of Alex Scatch who was fatally ...
  • Fatal accident near Vineland Grand Trunk Station
    Grimsby Independent, 16 Nov 1921, p. 1     Driving alone in a car at 9:30 on Friday morning, Nov. 11, Walter A. Gayman, Divisional Manager for the Niagara Peninsula Growers Ltd. and manager of the Vineland Cooperative Company Ltd. was instantly killed and his car absolutely demolished when extra No. 678, a work train in charge of engineer ...
    Grimsby Independent, 16 Nov 1921, p. 1   Driving alone in a car at 9:30 on Friday morning, Nov. 11, ...
  • Two are killed in horrible accident at level crossing
    Grimsby Independent, 12 Oct 1921, p. 1     Andrew Yeager, long resident of North Grimsby, and Miss Hildred Eckhardt, killed on Nelles Road - Lloyd Yeager in Hamilton Hospital, but will probably recover - Bodies terribly mangled - Miss Eckhardt did not regain consciousness - Heavy rainstorm blowing against windshield prevented driver from ...
    Grimsby Independent, 12 Oct 1921, p. 1   Andrew Yeager, long resident of North Grimsby, and Miss Hildred Eckhardt, killed ...
  • Two killed, three injured on Fifty Mountain Detour
    Grimsby Independent, 6 Jul 1921, p. 8     Mrs. Thomas Gamble, aged 37 and Alfred Pardoe, aged 60, of Toronto, lost their lives in an auto accident on the Fifty Mountain Road, on Sunday afternoon, and at the same time, Fred Hardiman, aged 62; Sidney Gallagher, aged 36, and Thomas Gamble, aged 37 were seriously injured. The party, ...
    Grimsby Independent, 6 Jul 1921, p. 8   Mrs. Thomas Gamble, aged 37 and Alfred Pardoe, aged 60, of Toronto, ...
  • Two year old child loses life in motor accident near Grimsby on Wednesday
    Grimsby Independent, 8 Apr 1936, p. 1     Death claimed a small child on Wednesday afternoon in a tragic accident on No. 8 Highway, about a mile and a half west of the town, when Anne Quinn, R.R. #4, St. Catharines, aged about 2 years, was thrown to the highway and apparently instantly killed in a terrific motor ...
    Grimsby Independent, 8 Apr 1936, p. 1   Death claimed a small child on Wednesday afternoon in a tragic accident ...
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