TORONTO — Politicians might be using the tragic death of a pregnant mom as a springboard for their own purposes but one thing is clear: the driver of the truck involved in the accident did nothing illegal.
Toronto Police announced Tuesday they have investigated the incident and found no reason to lay charges against the truck driver.
The woman was killed on her bicycle last week after it crashed with a truck on one of Toronto’s busiest streets, Dundas West.
The accident took place as the victim, Jenna Morrison, was riding her bike to a daycare center to pick up her child.
She was also pulling a bike trailer, which is used to carry a child. According to media reports, the trailer was also crushed in the crash.
Even though she has no way of knowing what actually happened in the crash, Toronto NDP MP Olivia Chow is attempting to use the crash as a reason to convince Transport Canada to make trailer side guards mandatory. She introduced a Private Members’ Bill to that affect earlier this week.
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