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Long Weekend Traffic Claims Six Lives

Posted: 2018-08-10 07:39:42 By: hbr

The OPP dealt with a tragic Civic Day Long Weekend with two children among the six people who died on OPP-patrolled roads.

Police say the weekend marked the highest number of fatal road incidents since the 2011 August long weekend.

With its data now finalized, the OPP laid 511 Move Over charges during its four-day Move Over campaign.

The OPP laid 8,566 traffic-related charges over the weekend. A total of 5,070 charges were for speeding, with officers laying an additional 136 street racing/stunt driving charges