R. v. Roy (R.L.) 2012 SCC 26
Criminal Law - Motor vehicles - Dangerous driving - What constitutes
The accused left a stop sign and drove his motorhome onto a highway and into the path of an oncoming tractor-trailer. His passenger was killed. As a result of his injuries, the accused could not recall the accident. The accused appealed his conviction by judge alone of dangerous driving causing death contrary to s. 249(4) of the Criminal Code.
The British Columbia Court of Appeal, in a decision reported at 285 B.C.A.C. 57; 482 W.A.C. 57, dismissed the appeal. The accused appealed.
The Supreme Court of Canada allowed the appeal and entered an acquittal.