OPP releases list of eight crash hot spots in GTA

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GREATER TORONTO AREA — The Ontario Provincial Police has released a list of common collision spots around Toronto and in Niagara region. The deadliest place for a crash is cited as Highway 48 between Bloomington Rd. and Smith Blvd. in Aurora, according to a report on CityNews.ca, with police remarking that it accounts for 67% of fatalities in the detachment.

Authorities are hoping that shining a light on the common crash sites will give motorists pause for thought when they’re in those areas and perhaps prompt them to drive more cautiously, says Citys online report.

The OPPs eight hot spots for crashes are as follows:

-Highway 48 between Bloomington Road and Smith Boulevard in Aurora: 67% of fatalities;

-Highway 401 between Whites Road and Courtice Road in Whitby: 65% of total collisions;

-Queen Elizabeth Way between Burloak Drive and Winston Churchill Boulevard in Burlington: 31% of total collisions;

-Highway 401 Westbound from Keele Street to Highway 400 in Toronto: 7% of personal injuries over 3.5 kilometres;

-QEW between Mountain Road and Niagara Street in Niagara: 18% of total collisions over 6 kilometres;

-Highway 403 between Erin Mills Parkway and Mavis Road in Port Credit: 11% of personal injuries over 6.2 kilometres;

-Highway 407 between Highway 427 and Pine Valley Drive: 20% of personal injuries over 5.4 kilometres;

-Highway 401 from Highway 8 to Highway 6 in Cambridge: 14% of total collisions over 7.5 kilometres.

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