Oshawa motorcyclist seriously injured in late-night collision


Published August 13, 2022 at 2:27 pm

A collision in Oshawa on Friday night involving a motorcycle has sent one person to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Durham Regional Police responded to the scene of a two-vehicle collision shortly after 11 p.m. at the intersection of Olive Avenue and Guelph Street.Officers discovered a male motorcyclist with life-threatening injuries upon arrival at the scene. The man was transported to a Toronto-area trauma centre where he remains in critical but stable condition.

An initial investigation determined that a blue Harley Davidson motorcycle was travelling eastbound on Olive at Guelph  just after 11 p.m. when it struck the drivers side of a grey Chevrolet Equinox that was northbound in the intersection.

Police say the driver of the Chevrolet Equinox was not physically injured as a result of the collision.

Members of the DRPS – Collision Investigation Unit attended the scene to conduct an investigation. The area of the roadway was closed for several hours while evidence was collected.

Anyone with information about this incident or witnessed this collision is asked to call Detective Constable Jeff Kollaard of the Traffic Services Branch at 905-579-1520 (toll free 1-888-579-1520) ext. 5267.

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