Canada

Family, Towers, Friends Honor Canadian Tow Truck Driver with Procession, Memorial

Mar 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Canada, National News

A Sunday, March 27 memorial procession and funeral service held for Canadian tow truck driver Harold Hamon brought together friends and family from across the globe. Hamon, 57, was hit Friday, March 11, in a two-vehicle crash on Langley Bypass. He was driving his blue […]



Towing Company Owner Dies from Traffic Accident Injuries

Mar 15th, 2011 | By | Category: Canada, National News

A Langley, British Columbia, Canada, towing company owner has died of injuries received in a traffic accident that occurred March 11. Harold Hammond, operator of Hammond Towing, died Sunday, March 12. Hammond, a well-known local businessman, was driving a pickup truck on the Langley Bypass […]



Tow Truck Drivers Save Canadian Woman Ran Over by Van

Feb 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Canada, National News

Two Ottawa tow truck drivers helped rescue a woman trapped under a minivan after the van ran her over this morning, according to a news report. Justin Morin-Wilson and Ben Meisner were driving when they witnessed the minivan hit the woman just before 10 a.m. […]



Rescued Motorist Says Tow Truck Driver Saved His Life

Jan 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Canada, National News, State By State News

After losing control of his vehicle and becoming stranded in a snowstorm, a Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, man says a tow truck driver saved his life. On the night of Jan. 8, Matt Reeves, 38, was traveling on Highway 1 from Calgary when his vehicle […]



Ontario Towing Operator Struck by Vehicle

Dec 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Canada, National News, State By State News

Towing operator Mark Kemp, 52, of Apsley, Ontario, Canada, was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries Dec. 12 after being struck by a vehicle. According to a news report, Kemp was standing by his truck in the process of removing a van from a ditch at Northeys […]



Canada Towing Company Offering Donations to Help Feed Hungry

Dec 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: Canada, National News

Mario’s Towing is getting in the holiday spirit; the company, located in Kelowna city in the Okanagan Valley in B.C., Canada, is donating $75 on behalf of every person who donates their unwanted automobiles to the company this December, according to a news report. Up […]



Move Over Law Having Poor Response in Manitoba, Towers Say

Nov 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Canada, National News, State By State News

Despite the new Move Over law in Manitoba, towing operators say there have been no improvements yet, according to a news report. Laura Graham of Anola Towing says she had a close call Friday morning, Nov. 19, the report states. She told reporters that motorists […]



Tow Truck Operator Credited with Saving Man’s Life

Oct 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: Canada, National News, State By State News

Paramedics say a tow truck operator saved the life of a man seriously injured in car accident in Ontario, Canada. According to a news report, Brad Gewarges, 24, was ejected from a car struck by another vehicle at Marycroft Avenue near Pine Valley drive at […]



Canadian Man Shot While Loading into Passenger Seat of Tow Truck

Oct 18th, 2010 | By | Category: Canada, National News

A 20-year-old Edmonton, AB, Canada, man was killed Thursday, October 14, after he was shot while stepping into a tow truck that was towing his car, according to a news report. Scott Shane Brown, identified by police on Friday, was shot before getting into the […]



Edmonton Police Search for Suspect in Fatal Shooting

Oct 16th, 2010 | By | Category: Canada, National News, State By State News

Police in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, are looking for a suspect in a fatal shooting involving a tow truck attempting to tow a car. A news report said the shooting occurred Thursday, October 14, at approximately 4 p.m. when residents near 161 Ave. and 100 St. […]