Albanian immigrants lose 3 generations of family in fatal Highway 400 crash

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Blerta Vokshi, the aunt, sister and daughter of an Albanian family killed in a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 400 in Toronto last week says she is torn apart over the loss and is contemplating filing a lawsuit once the police report into the crash is complete.

“I cannot put into words the grief, the tears and shock that I feel,” said Vokshi in a written statement read by lawyer Jeremy Diamond during a press conference Wednesday morning.

Vokshi said she and her two-year-old nephew Aron were riding in another vehicle coming home from a trip to Canada’s Wonderland when the 11-vehicle collision took place.

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Vokshi’s niece, five-year-old Isabela Kuci, her mother Valbona Vokshi, 35, and her grandmother Xhemile Vokshi, 55, were in another vehicle when they were killed in the crash on southbound Highway 400 just south of Finch Avenue.

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“My mother Xhemile was my biggest role model. She loved this country more than anyone I know,” Vokshi said.

“My sister Valbona always put others first. She was a caring and loving person who would constantly send money to Albania to help others.”

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Vokshi, who was expected to speak at the press conference, also suffered a shattered shoulder and multiple contusions.

“My niece Isabella was my angel. She was a beautiful person inside and out who brought light to all of our lives,” she said.

Vokshi’s Lawyer said the family were immigrants from Albanian, but Isabela and Aron were born in Canada.

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“They were just pursuing the dream that most immigrants have when they come to Canada and unfortunately now they are in this horrible situation,” said lawyer Sandra Zisckind.

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Ontario Provincial Police say an inattentive truck driver may have been responsible for the collision which involved three tractor trailers.

Zisckind said the family is determining where the fault lies and how the accident really happened before pursuing a lawsuit.

“Until the full collision report and the accident reconstruction report comes to bear, we will not know exactly how this accident happened,” she said.

“Once we know that we’ll be able to better dissect the information and contemplate a lawsuit at that time.”

The collision, which halted traffic on both directions of Highway 400 for several hours, also claimed the life of a fourth person who has been identified as 27-year-old Maria Lipska.

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