© Ashley Thompson
Members of the Windsor Fire Department responded to a multi-vehicle accident near the Highway 101 ramp for Falmouth around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2013. One child died as a result of the MVA.
A Montreal man charged with dangerous driving causing death after a Highway 101 collision that claimed the life of a six-year-old boy earlier this summer isscheduled to enter a plea this fall.
Mohammad Younus’ case was briefly addressed inWindsor provincial court Sept. 3, but ultimately adjourned until Oct. 8 for election and plea to allow more time for an expert report to be filed.
It is alleged the transport truck Younus, then 59,was driving around 11:30 a.m. onJuly 9 struck a minivan in a construction zone near the on and off ramps for Falmouth, resulting in a four-vehicle collision involving a mobile home towing a car, and the minivan the victim was travelling in with a family friend and two other children.
The Bedford boy, whose name was not released,and an eight-year-old girl in the same minivanwere airlifted from the scene of the accident to the IWK Health Centre in Halifax. The boy died in hospital the following morning.
Younus,whose truck drove into the ditch, the 38-year-old woman driving the van and her third passenger, a three-year-old girl, weretreated for non-life threatening injuries. The couple in the motorhome was uninjured.
The Windsor RCMP reported that speed was believed to be a factor in the crash.
Younus is also facing a charge of dangerous driving causing bodily harm. He is due to appear in Windsor provincial court Oct. 8 for election and plea.