Deadly Thanksgiving weekend in Ont.
In one of the deadliest Thanksgiving weekends in recent history, two triple-fatality collisions were among the four fatal road incidents that claimed a total of eight lives on Opp-patrolled roads.
all four incidents occurred on Saturday.
The first crash occurred near Port Perry and involved two vehicles in which three people died and two others were injured.
The second collision that also claimed three lives and involved two vehicles occurred near Guelph.
The other two fatalities were the result of two separate road crashes, one in elgin County and the other in Brant County.
The OPP wrapped up its fall seatbelt campaign last Friday just as it geared up for the national Operation Impact campaign.
The OPP laid 2,475 seatbelt charges during the 10-day seatbelt campaign.
During Operation Impact, which targeted aggressive, inattentive and alcohol/drug impaired drivers, as well as unbuckled occupants, the OPP laid 6,934 charges. The majority of the charges (5,295) were issued to drivers who were speeding.
Speeding charges 5,295
Stunt, racing charges 105 Seatbelt charges 406 Distracted driving charges 149 Moving violations 903 Impaired-over 80 charges 76 Warn range suspensions 33 Total charges 6,934
A man and two women died and two others were seriously injured after a head-on crash in Scugog, near Port Perry.