RNC reports 10 accidents in Corner Brook in two days

Cory Hurley
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Members of the Corner Brook Fire Department are seen near the two vehicles involved in a collision at the lights at the intersection of Main Street and Mill Road Monday evening.

CORNER BROOK  The rash of accidents on the streets of Corner Brook continued Friday, according to the city’s RNC.

There were seven accidents reported to police on the blustery winter day.

Two-vehicle collisions — all with minor damages and no injuries reported — happened on Confederation Drive, Woodbine Avenue, Maple Valley Road, and Hillside Road. There were minor injuries reported in a two-vehicle accident on Mount Bernard Avenue, while no injuries in a single-vehicle crash on Woodbine Avenue, and minor injuries when a vehicle struck a person walking on the Valley mall parking lot.

There were also three motor vehicle accidents reported in the police report from Thursday.

Geographic location: Corner Brook, Woodbine Avenue, Maple Valley Road Hillside Road Mount Bernard Avenue

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  • Fred Abbott
    December 15, 2013 - 17:32

    The police should give everybody they stop, a copy of the rules of the road. From what I have seen,they don't know what signal lights are for & how far to stay behind another vehicle,{not up the tail pipe}.They don't know how or when to pass,. STOP means STOP. {DRIVE TO CONDITION'S}

  • stir the pot
    December 15, 2013 - 11:20

    Do you notice how people turn their head and ignore drivers when they cross the road? Is it worth risking being in hospital for christmas or worse? Even if you are crossing a cross walk. Wake up and watch for drivers who could care less about you! Also too many cars and taxis are parking in the fire lanes at the malls obstructing the view of drivers and pedestrians.

  • Mike
    December 14, 2013 - 23:14

    It might be helpful if the City of Corner Brook actually plowed and salted their streets instead of throwing out a tiny bit of sand and relying upon traffic flow to melt the snow and ice. It's always amazing how the roads outside of Corner Brook can be reduced to just a bit worse than wet while Corner Brook's roads are always completely snow-covered with nary a plow in sight.

  • Donnie
    December 14, 2013 - 19:06

    The roads are terrible!!!!

  • Snow Glide
    December 14, 2013 - 14:28

    I bet they should have been reported as collisions not accidents. It's easy to ski in a car when you are going too fast for conditions.

  • joan
    December 14, 2013 - 14:11

    sorry to tell you abby but I'm from St.John's and drivers in Corner Brook are much worst than in Town. Because it is a bigger center with more vehicles it seems like snow covered windows happen there more so than here, not true. And 10 accidents in a day...got to be some kind of record! Go Corner Brook!!!

    • ang
      December 14, 2013 - 16:47

      Everybody is in a hurry to get nowhere fast.

    • jon
      December 15, 2013 - 23:01

      The headline says 10 accidents in two days not one, but yes its way too many.

  • Lori
    December 14, 2013 - 11:13

    I agree Abby. Some people are in such a rush they can't take the extra few minutes to make sure they can see out their own windows

  • abby
    December 14, 2013 - 09:43

    I would like to guess, no body had their windows cleaned off and going too fast.It's beginning to look a lot like st.john's isn't it?

    • anoy
      December 15, 2013 - 00:08

      The rds are not plowed in corner brook or salted I have to apply my brakesa bout 400 feet from a stop sign and im going ten my car slides down the hill out in the rd I had to drive in the snow bank more then once to avoid an accident I dont think speed is,a,factor in most cases considering im going 10 kms when this happens the city needs to do their job n as for st johns no one cares ppl out there think they know it all I have news for you JOAN