Ottawa accident Parkdale and Tunney’s pasture: Man in scooter suffers serious head injury.

Ottawa Accident Tunney’s Pasture

Personal Injury Lawyer Ottawa David Hollingsworth…Sadly, a 67 year old man suffered serious personal injury and remains in stable condition when his scooter was hit by another vehicle in Hintonburg. Ottawa Paramedics arrived at the Ottawa accident scene at Parkdale and Tunney’s Pasture mid morning yesterday.  When they arrived, the man was  confused and a his scooter destroyed . He suffered serious personal injuries to his face, head and hands.  Ottawa Police are looking into the cause of this Ottawa accident. If you have any information that might help their investigation, please contact the Ottawa Police. I wish this man a full and speedy recovery.

Tunney’s Pasture is a very high traffic area with many pedestrians.  Depending on the time of day, Scott St, Parkdale and Holland can all be incredibly busy. Drivers need to be extra vigilant and pedestrians also need to walk with their heads up and eyes open.

There have been many Ottawa accidents in the Tunneys Pasture area. Although the intersections are well designed and safety measures are in place, there continue to be accidents.

Is a scooter a motor vehicle ?

In this particular accident, the injured man was driving a scooter.  A scooter is considered to be a motor vehicle .  A scooter, like a car, has it’s own insurance policy.  What this means is that there are Ontario accident benefits available to this man in the form of rehabilitation benefits, physiotherapy, counselling etc.. Depending on who is at fault in this scooter accident, the driver may also have a tort claim against the other driver of the vehicle involved in the accident.

If you have been injured in an accident and aren’t sure if whether or not you should start a personal injury lawsuit, contact an experienced personal injury lawyer. Once you share with us some facts about your accident, we can give you an educated opinion on whether or not you should commence a lawsuit and how much in support and compensation you might expect.