Ajax motorcyclist killed in Monday evening crash


Published July 4, 2023 at 11:29 am

A man is dead following a motorcycle crash in Ajax yesterday.

The motorcyclist was travelling east on Taunton Rd. around 8 p.m. July 3, Durham Regional Police said. When he reached Audley Rd. a Honda Civic entered the intersection at the same time. Per police, witnesses said the Civic made a left turn to travel south on Audley Rd. and ended up in the motorcycle’s path. Boh vehicles had entered during a green light, police said.

The motorcyclist, a 51-year-old Ajax man, died on scene. The Civic driver stayed at the scene and co-operated with investigators. They have not been charged with any crime.

The Collision Investigation Unit shut down the area for several hours to investigate.

Anyone with information can call police at 905-579-1520 ext. 5267. or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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