A beloved resident of Vaughan, Ontario, became the victim of a tragic accident and has sadly departed, leaving the community in deep pain and devastation.
On Monday, September 11, 2023, Saverio Panetta, 55, a bike lover and well-respected native of Georgetown, Ontario, sadly and unexpectedly passed away after getting severely injured.
He was immediately shifted to the hospital in Ontario, but due to his serious injuries, he couldn’t survive and was declared dead later at the hospital.
The family does not announce details regarding the obituary and funeral plans as they are already grieving and ask for privacy during this heartbreaking time.
The spot of the accident was at the intersection of Highway 7 West and Jane Street in Vaughan.
While providing the details about the incident, the law enforcement agencies report that they charged a youngster of around 21 years old because he was drunk and driving which resulted in the tragic accident that claimed Saverio Panetta’s life.
The drug-induced driver was riding the white Honda Civic. He didn’t run off and was present at the tragic location and interacted with the police.
Saverio Panetta was severely injured and transported to the hospital, but he couldn’t survive due to severe wounds and ultimately died.
Investigators have asked that anyone with relevant information or video of the crash contact them ASAP. They also asked for the CCTV footage to conclude the possible causes that contributed to this fatal accident.