Daughter who lost parents in Toronto crash says she forgives BMW driver who hit them
A woman whose parents were killed in a Toronto crash earlier this week says she talked to them on the phone minutes before they died.
Ashley Avila said her mother Fatima Avila and father Valdemar Avila were sitting in traffic on Tuesday when they were rear-ended by a dark BMW.
The crash occurred around 5 p.m. at Spring Road and Parkside Drive on the east side of High Park.
Valdemar, 71, was pronounced dead at the crash scene, while Fatima, 69, died in hospital.
Avila said her parents were born in Portugal and her mother owned Leo Salon on Dundas Street West since the 70s.
"Life was cut short for them," she told CTV News Toronto on Thursday. "They don't get to see my kids grow up …
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