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Overnight heavy rain has caused the Don River to spill it's banks sending water onto parts of the lower end of the Don Valley Parkway in Toronto on Ontario on May 29, 2013. (Peter Power/The Globe and Mail)
Overnight heavy rain has caused the Don River to spill it's banks sending water onto parts of the lower end of the Don Valley Parkway in Toronto on Ontario on May 29, 2013. (Peter Power/The Globe and Mail)

Child unhurt after falling out of car onto Don Valley Parkway on-ramp Add to ...

A 32-year-old man is facing a fine after a toddler in a car seat fell out of a car onto an on-ramp in Toronto, radio station Newstalk 1010 is reporting.

Police say four children were in the car as the man drove onto the Lawrence Avenue on-ramp to the Don Valley Parkway around 6 p.m. Tuesday.

They say that’s when a two-year-old girl in a car seat somehow opened a door of the vehicle and fell out.

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Police say she was taken to a local trauma centre to be checked out, but she wasn’t injured.

The man, who police haven’t identified, is charged under the Highway Traffic Act with failing to ensure the child was properly secured, which comes with a $240 fine.

Police say the three other children in the car at the time of the incident were properly secured.

 

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