Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Investigation Into Deaths During Last Year's Clearing Won't Open Until February

Snow buried this car on Bousquet St. in the Plateau last winter. Borough officials seek ways to reduce clearing costs. Photograph by: MARIE-FRANCE COALLIER, GAZETTE, FILE, The Gazette

Snow Trucks Beat Coroner To Work -- The Montreal Gazette

20 cm tomorrow; Investigation into deaths during last year's clearing won't open until February.

As Montreal braces for its first serious snowstorm of the season tomorrow, the families of three people killed by snow removal trucks last winter are still waiting for answers.

Those deaths, in two separate accidents on the same day in February, made the issue of road safety during city-wide snow removal operations such a hot-button issue that a coroner's inquest was called.

Read more ....

My Comment: I was almost hit by a dump truck filled with snow a few years back. Lets face it .... a snow storm in Montreal is both beautiful and dangerous .... especially when these trucks cannot see you.

No comments: