Could Turbines of Been A Contributing Factor for Distraction or Disorientation?

London man charged in deadly Hwy. 401 crash near Chatham

1297559146524_ORIGINALA truck driver has been charged for his role in a head-on crash on Hwy. 401 near Chatham that killed a man and teenager.

On May 10, a tractor trailer travelling westbound on Hwy. 401 crossed a grass median and entered the eastbound lanes, just west of the Mull Rd. overpass, and struck a westbound vehicle.

Marc Lafontaine, 35, and passenger Alyssa Smulders, 13, both of Windsor, were killed.

The driver of the truck, Leszek Urbaniak, suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Urbaniak, 57, of London has been charged with two counts of dangerous driving causing death.

He will appear in a Chatham court on July 8.

http://www.lfpress.com/2014/06/26/london-man-charged-in-deadly-hwy-401-crash-near-chatham

2 thoughts on “Could Turbines of Been A Contributing Factor for Distraction or Disorientation?”

  1. I would be inclined to think the driver was not mesmerized by the wind turbines but rather fell a sleep at the wheel. He failed to heed the sign on that stretch of the 401 that reads…fatigue kills.

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