DRPS Investigating Another Fatal Accident. Fourth Fatal In Three Days In Durham

Durham, ON, Canada / channel12

A 40-year-old male from Toronto suffered fatal injuries when the motorcycle he was driving was involved in a collision in Brock Township this morning.

On Friday, August 19, 2016, at approximately 11:37 a.m., officers from North Division responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Regional Road 13 and Lakeridge Road. Witnesses report that a motorcycle was travelling northbound on Lakeridge Road when it entered the intersection. An SUV started to cross Lakeridge Road, from behind a stop sign, and collided with the motorcycle.

The motorcycle rider was rushed from the scene to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The 72-year-old Toronto woman who was driving the SUV was also transported from the collision scene and treated at a local hospital for minor injuries.

Both roads were closed for several hours while members from the Collision Investigation Unit investigated the collision.  Police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the collision.

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