Two dead in a motorcycle collision in Uxbridge

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Published June 12, 2022 at 10:30 am

Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) investigate a double fatality as a result of a motorcycle accident in Uxbridge.

Officers from the North Division were called to Highway 47 near Parratt Rd shortly after 11 p.m. last night (June 11) after reports of a serious collision.

Police say an off-road motorcycle was travelling east on Highway 47 when it collided head-on with a westbound, silver Acura sedan.

Both the driver and passenger of the off-road motorcycle were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver and single passenger of the Acura sedan suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were transported to a local hospital.

The area of Highway 47 where the collision occurred was closed for several hours to allow members of the DRPS Collision Investigation Unit to access the scene and collect evidence.

Police ask members of the public who may have witnessed this collision to contact Detective Constable Bill Scott of the Traffic Services Branch at 905-579-1520 (toll free 1-888-579-1520) ext. 5217.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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