Calvin Barry Asks for 60 Day Jail Sentence for Driver of Deadly Hit and Run Incident

Calvin Barry speaks outside 361 University Court alongside his client Miguel Oliviera who was accused of leaving the scene of an accident that caused the death of a Toronto cyclist.

His lawyer, Calvin Barry, is asking for a 60-day jail sentence, to be served on weekends, and a one-year driving prohibition. Crown attorney Helen Song wants 12 to 18 months in jail and a five-year ban on driving.

Superior Court Justice Faye McWatt will deliver her ruling on Jan. 12.

Oliveira was driving westbound on Davenport Rd., facing a green light at Lansdowne Ave., when he collided with Samson at approximately 6:43 a.m., according to an agreed statement of facts.

Gallant, Jacques (2015, Dec 21) Parents, widow describe anguish over death of cyclist Tom Samson, The Toronto Star. Retrieved from https://www.thestar.com

Read the full Toronto Star article here.

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