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The PPO reports more than 400 road deaths in 2023

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The PPO records more than 400 road deaths in one year for the first time in 16 years. (Archive photo)


More than 400 people died in 2023 on Ontario roads patrolled by the provincial police service, the first time in 16 years.

According to data provided by the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), 404 people have died as a result of fatal collisions on the provincial highway system and in municipalities where the OPP has authority.

So this data does not represent all deaths on the province's roads in 2023. Toronto police have some for example, 44 were recorded on its territory last year.

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The number of fatal collisions has crossed the 350 mark for the first time since 2007.

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Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116