A 51-year-old Whitby man was fatally injured when his motorcycle struck another vehicle in Whitby this morning.
On Thursday, June 16, 2016, at approximately 6:22 a.m., officers from Central West Division were called to the west entrance of the Whitby GO Station off Henry Street. A 50-year-old Whitby man was operating a Nissan Altima southbound on Henry Street and turned left, into the path of a northbound motorcycle. The driver of the motorcycle succumbed to his injuries at a local hospital. The driver and passenger of the Nissan were uninjured as a result of the collision.
The deceased male has been identified as Stuart McGREGOR, age 51, of Watson Street West in Whitby.
Members of the Durham Regional Police Traffic Services Branch, Collision Investigation Unit attended the scene to conduct an investigation. Weather and road conditions were favorable at the time of the collision.
The collision is still under investigation.
A 45-year-old Oshawa male was fatally injured as result of a three-vehicle collision that occurred in just outside of Pickering this morning.
On Thursday, June 16, 2016, at approximately 7:08 a.m., officers from West Division responded to Taunton Road, west of Church Street, for a motor vehicle collision. A witness reported that a dump truck that was loaded with topsoil and travelling eastbound on Taunton Road, lost control and entered the westbound lanes. The dump truck collided with a westbound Buick, rolled on its side and struck a westbound Ford F150 pickup truck.
The 45-year-old driver of the dump truck succumbed to his injuries at the scene. His name has not been released.
The driver of the pick-up truck, a 45-year-old male from Oshawa, was transported to a local hospital where he is being treated for serious, but non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the Buick, a 31-year-old male from Whitby, was uninjured.
Members of the DRPS Traffic Services Branch, Collision Investigation Unit attended the scene to conduct an investigation. The roadway was closed for several hours while evidence was collected.