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Boy struck while standing beside his snowmobile resulting in severe head injury.

Snowmobile accident results in head injury

Metcalfe Accident

Sadly, a 16 year old male remains in critical condition in Ottawa’s CHEO trauma centre after a terrible accident on 8th Line Road and Glenwood drive, close to Metcalfe, Ontario. The accident happened last night around 10 pm. The teen had been standing beside his snowmobile at the side of the road when he was hit by another vehicle and thrown several feet away.  He suffered a severe head injury, as well as serious injuries to his body and legs.  He remains in critical condition at CHEO. What a terrible thing to have happened to this young boy.  My thoughts are with his family at this very stressful time and I hope he is able to recover fully from this awful accident.

It has been reported that the driver who hit this young boy fled the accident scene. He has since been tracked down but Ottawa police are still investigating. If you have any information that could help, please contact the Ottawa police at 613-236-1222 ext 2481.

A snowmobile is considered to be a motor vehicle when it comes to insurance claims and compensation. What this means is that in most cases, people injured in a snowmobile accident are entitled to Ontario accident benefits, regardless of who is at fault.  Our personal injury Ottawa lawyers work closely with people who have been injured in a snowmobile accident and who need support, medical specialists and compensation. Snowmobile accidents  often result in catastrophic injuries, leaving individuals unable to return to a quality of life they once had.  This may mean not returning to work or living a life of pain and suffering as a result of a snowmobile accident.

If you would like more information on how our personal injury Ottawa lawyers can help you rebuild after your accident, contact us for a free consultation and we would be happy to come and meet you .

 

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