Fatal motorcycle accident in north Whitby


Published August 25, 2021 at 4:22 pm

A 53-year-old motorcyclist from Markham has died after a Wednesday morning accident in north Whitby.

Durham Police responded to a report of a single-vehicle accident involving a motorcycle at Baldwin Street and Myrtle Road near the hamlet of Myrtle about 6:37 a.m. Police found the motorcyclist, who had been thrown from his bike.

He was treated by emergency personal but pronounced dead at the scene.

Durham Police’s Collision Investigation Unit attended, and the roads were closed for several hours while evidence was collected.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Kollaard of the Traffic Services Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5267.

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