Deadly Long Weekend On Ontario Roads

Posted on Thursday, October 11, 2018 15:01 PM

Provincial Police have released the results of 'Operation Impact'.

Officers were out in full force on the long weekend, pushing safe driving and ensuring everyone was buckled up.

However, the Thanksgiving holiday ended up being one of the deadliest weekends in recent history.

OPP say a total of eight lives were claimed, including two, triple fatality collisions.

Police laid close to 7,000 charges, over 5,000 were related to speeding.

With snow now blanketing our streets and highways, the OPP is reminding everyone to slow down and leave plenty of room between vehicles.