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  • School bus veers off roadway
    Newspaper  Maher, Eamonn, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 13 Apr 2007, p. 3     Traffic was re-routed around 15 Sideroad in Stewarttown on Thursday afternoon after a school bus left the road near the Eighth Line and ended up in the ditch at around 1 p.m. Halton Police officers on the scene said no children were on the bus at the time and that ...
    Newspaper  Maher, Eamonn, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 13 Apr 2007, p. 3   Traffic was re-routed around 15 Sideroad in Stewarttown on Thursday afternoon after a school bus left the road near the Eighth Line and ended up in the ditch at around ...
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  • Driver suffers serious injuries
    Newspaper  Brown, Ted, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 28 Mar 2007, p. 3     A 25-year-old Orton man was seriously injured when he lost control of his car on Trafalgar Rd. just south of Hwy. 7 early Friday morning. Halton Police say the accident occurred at approximately 5:30 a.m. The vehicle slid across the roadway, hit a sign, then a tree in the east ...
    Newspaper  Brown, Ted, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 28 Mar 2007, p. 3   A 25-year-old Orton man was seriously injured when he lost control of his car on Trafalgar Rd. just south of Hwy. 7 early Friday morning. Halton Police say the accident ...
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  • Two killed aiding accident victims
    Newspaper  Tallyn, Lisa; Brown, Ted, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 7 Mar 2007, 1, 3     A Special Investigations Unit photographer takes photos of two vehicles involved in a crash on Trafalgar Road, between Five Sideroad and 10 Sideroad Monday morning. Two people were killed and another seriously injured after coming to the aid of a driver whose van (left) flipped over in the east ...
    Newspaper  Tallyn, Lisa; Brown, Ted, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 7 Mar 2007, 1, 3   A Special Investigations Unit photographer takes photos of two vehicles involved in a crash on Trafalgar Road, between Five Sideroad and 10 Sideroad Monday morning. Two people were killed and ...
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  • Hornby man killed after car strikes transport trailer
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 28 Feb 2007, p. 5     A Hornby man is dead and a Milton man is facing several charges after an accident on Steeles Ave. at Fifth Line early Friday morning. Halton Police say preliminary investigation revealed the accident occurred shortly before 3 a.m. when a car driven by Dylan Palmer, 31, of Milton, traveling ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 28 Feb 2007, p. 5   A Hornby man is dead and a Milton man is facing several charges after an accident on Steeles Ave. at Fifth Line early Friday morning. Halton Police say preliminary investigation ...
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  • Drivers escape unscathed
    Newspaper  Brown, Ted, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 28 Feb 2007, p. 4     Both drivers managed to escape serious injury in this collision which occurred Friday shortly after noon at the intersection of Campbell Gate and Mountainview Road N. Halton Police were unable to provide any details on the crash....
    Newspaper  Brown, Ted, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 28 Feb 2007, p. 4   Both drivers managed to escape serious injury in this collision which occurred Friday shortly after noon at the intersection of Campbell Gate and Mountainview Road N. Halton Police were unable ...
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  • Four-vehicle smash-up
    Newspaper  Tallyn, Lisa, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 9 Feb 2007, p. 8     A woman was taken to Georgetown Hospital with unknown injuries as a result of a four-vehicle accident at the intersection of Maple Ave. and Guelph St. Thursday afternoon. At press time police were still investigating the accident that occurred at approximately 2:30 p.m., but a spokesperson said the ...
    Newspaper  Tallyn, Lisa, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 9 Feb 2007, p. 8   A woman was taken to Georgetown Hospital with unknown injuries as a result of a four-vehicle accident at the intersection of Maple Ave. and Guelph St. Thursday afternoon. At press ...
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  • Thankfully, only her pride was hurt
    Newspaper  Brown, Ted, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 10 Jan 2007, p. 1     Rachel Cawthorpe (right) receives some moral support from her boyfriend Markus Nilsson as they survey the damage to her Cavalier after it collided with a Chevy Blazer at the Sinclair Ave. and Armstrong Ave. intersection Friday afternoon. Nilsson was working nearby and walked over to consol ...
    Newspaper  Brown, Ted, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 10 Jan 2007, p. 1   Rachel Cawthorpe (right) receives some moral support from her boyfriend Markus Nilsson as they survey the damage to her Cavalier after it collided with a Chevy Blazer at the Sinclair ...
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  • MADD to honour victims with roadside memorials
    Newspaper  Byrnes, Sabrina, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 19 Dec 2006, p. 5     Families who have lost their loved ones at the hands of a drunk driver, will soon be able to honour that person's memory in the form of a roadside memorial sign that will act as a symbol of respect and hopefully prevent future needless tragedies. "These memorial signs will remind ...
    Newspaper  Byrnes, Sabrina, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 19 Dec 2006, p. 5   Families who have lost their loved ones at the hands of a drunk driver, will soon be able to honour that person's memory in the form of a roadside memorial ...
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  • Car slams into school portable
    Newspaper  Maher, Eamonn, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 13 Dec 2006, p. 5     An elderly Georgetown man suffered only minor injuries in an accident that started on Mountainview Rd. at Comset Gate at 5:15 p.m. Monday and ended a short time later in the schoolyard of Centennial Middle School. By the time the Toyota, driven by the man, came to rest after crashing ...
    Newspaper  Maher, Eamonn, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 13 Dec 2006, p. 5   An elderly Georgetown man suffered only minor injuries in an accident that started on Mountainview Rd. at Comset Gate at 5:15 p.m. Monday and ended a short time later in ...
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  • Farmer escapes injury after wagon hit by train
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 6 Dec 2006, p. 4     A farmer managed to escape injury after his tractor hauling a hay wagon stalled while crossing the tracks at Sixth Line and Fifteen Sideroad Sunday at 8:50 a.m.. While attempting to start the tractor he noticed a train coming so he unhooked the wagon that was directly on the tracks ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 6 Dec 2006, p. 4   A farmer managed to escape injury after his tractor hauling a hay wagon stalled while crossing the tracks at Sixth Line and Fifteen Sideroad Sunday at 8:50 a.m.. While attempting ...
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  • Councillor questions whether road to blame for accident
    Newspaper  Gamble, Cynthia, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 1 Nov 2006     Councillor Moya Johnson questioned whether the configuration of Main St. N. at Guelph St. was to blame for a truck crashing into a garage last month. According to Director of Engineering, Public Works and Building Services Rick Henry, a safety audit done on the road before its 2001-2002 ...
    Newspaper  Gamble, Cynthia, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 1 Nov 2006   Councillor Moya Johnson questioned whether the configuration of Main St. N. at Guelph St. was to blame for a truck crashing into a garage last month. According to Director of ...
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  • Truck rams way through two yards 
Residents shaken, but escape unhurt
    Newspaper  McGhie, John; Tallyn, Lisa, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 13 Oct 2006, 1, 3     Halton Police say no one was injured in this crash Wednesday morning that occurred on Guelph St. just east of Main St. when the driver of the tanker truck, that was hauling 20 tons of salt eastbound on Guelph St., lost control and went off the roadway at approximately 8:15 ...
    Newspaper  McGhie, John; Tallyn, Lisa, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 13 Oct 2006, 1, 3   Halton Police say no one was injured in this crash Wednesday morning that occurred on Guelph St. just east of Main St. when the driver of the tanker truck, that ...
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  • Senior killed crossing road
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 4 Oct 2006, p. 3     An elderly Georgetown man was killed while crossing the road in front of his 5 Sideroad home Monday afternoon. Dead is Hermann Vogt, 82, of Concession 6. Halton Police say at approximately 2:40 p.m. Vogt was hit by a westbound vehicle near the Fifth Line. Paramedics responded to the accident ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 4 Oct 2006, p. 3   An elderly Georgetown man was killed while crossing the road in front of his 5 Sideroad home Monday afternoon. Dead is Hermann Vogt, 82, of Concession 6. Halton Police say ...
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  • Boating tragedy claims local ma:  Son refuses to let go of father after boat capsizes on Lake Ont.
    Newspaper  Tallyn, Lisa, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 13 Sep 2006, 1, 3     A Georgetown man remembered as someone who "would help anyone", died off Port Credit in Lake Ontario when his aluminum boat suddenly began to draw water and capsized Sunday morning. Albert "Roger" Richards, 55, died within moments of hitting the water said his son Bryan Richards, who along with his ...
    Newspaper  Tallyn, Lisa, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 13 Sep 2006, 1, 3   A Georgetown man remembered as someone who "would help anyone", died off Port Credit in Lake Ontario when his aluminum boat suddenly began to draw water and capsized Sunday morning. ...
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  • Driver walks away from crash
    Newspaper  Brown, Ted, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 4 Aug 2006, p. 1     Driver walks away from crash The driver of this Toyota Tundra amazingly walked away from this accident on Armstrong Avenue in Georgetown yesterday (Thursday) at approximately 4 p.m. The vehicle was traveling eastbound before it skidded across the lawn at Olon Industries, dislodged a large ...
    Newspaper  Brown, Ted, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 4 Aug 2006, p. 1   Driver walks away from crash The driver of this Toyota Tundra amazingly walked away from this accident on Armstrong Avenue in Georgetown yesterday (Thursday) at approximately 4 p.m. The vehicle ...
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  • Truck, car collide... and truck wins
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 28 Jul 2006, p. 3     Occupants of a southbound Toyota wagon escaped serious injury after their vehicle was hit from behind by a southbound gravel truck on Regional Road 25, just north of 10 Sideroad Thursday morning. Traffic was rerouted on the Third Line while emergency personnel cleaned up the scene. Photo by Ted ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 28 Jul 2006, p. 3   Occupants of a southbound Toyota wagon escaped serious injury after their vehicle was hit from behind by a southbound gravel truck on Regional Road 25, just north of 10 Sideroad ...
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  • Account set up to help grieving couple
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 26 Jul 2006, p. 11     An account has been set up for Melissa and Shawn Irwin, the Acton couple who recently lost their one-month old son Tyler in a Caledon car crash. The accident occurred Friday, June 30 on Hwy. 10, south of Olde Base Line Rd., when a dump truck struck Melissa's car that ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 26 Jul 2006, p. 11   An account has been set up for Melissa and Shawn Irwin, the Acton couple who recently lost their one-month old son Tyler in a Caledon car crash. The accident occurred ...
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  • Hit and run accused is released on bail
    Newspaper  Thiessen, Stephanie, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 26 Jul 2006, p. 3     A man charged in the July 13 hit and run death of 18-year-old Lauren Cooper was released on bail Thursday. Stephen Alchin, 34, formerly of Halton Hills, appeared for a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Milton. He faces a charge of criminal negligence causing death-- which ...
    Newspaper  Thiessen, Stephanie, Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 26 Jul 2006, p. 3   A man charged in the July 13 hit and run death of 18-year-old Lauren Cooper was released on bail Thursday. Stephen Alchin, 34, formerly of Halton Hills, appeared for a ...
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  • Arrest made in hit and run
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 19 Jul 2006, 4, 1     The father of an 18-year-old Milton teen killed by a hit-and-run driver discovered her body in a roadside ditch only metres from her family's driveway. Lauren Cooper was returning from a solo inline skate when she was struck by a vehicle between 8 and 10 p.m. Thursday evening, Halton Police ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 19 Jul 2006, 4, 1   The father of an 18-year-old Milton teen killed by a hit-and-run driver discovered her body in a roadside ditch only metres from her family's driveway. Lauren Cooper was returning from ...
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  • Arrest made in hit and run
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 19 Jul 2006, 1, 4     The father of an 18-year-old Milton teen killed by a hit-and-run driver discovered her body in a roadside ditch only metres from her family's driveway. Lauren Cooper was returning from a solo inline skate when she was struck by a vehicle between 8 and 10 p.m. Thursday evening, Halton Police ...
    Newspaper  Independent & Free Press (Georgetown, ON), 19 Jul 2006, 1, 4   The father of an 18-year-old Milton teen killed by a hit-and-run driver discovered her body in a roadside ditch only metres from her family's driveway. Lauren Cooper was returning from ...
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