One Man in Hospital Following Motorcycle Collision in Burlington

 

One man is in hospital following a motorcycle collision the occurred in Burlington recently.

At approximately 12:45 a.m. today (August 2) Halton Policewere called to a personal injury collision at the intersection of Guelph Line and Harvester Road.  

The collision involved a northbound motorcycle driven by 42-year-old Kitchener man, and a westbound automobile driven by a 35-year-old Burlington man.  

Police say that, according to independent witness statements, the motorcycle entered the intersection on a red light.  The motorcycle skidded for a short distance before the operator put the motorcycle down on its side and slid into the side of the westbound automobile.  

As a result, the motorcycle driver was taken to a local hospital in serious condition, but was then transported to a trauma centre.  Police say the driver is currently in a stable condition.  

The driver of the automobile was taken to hospital with minor injuries and has since been released.

The Halton Regional Police Service Collision Reconstruction Unit attended the scene and took carriage of the investigation due to the injuries sustained by the motorcycle driver.  The scene was closed for approximately two and a half hours for the scene investigation.  

If any witnesses observed the collision and have not spoken with police, they are asked to contact the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905-825-4747 ext. 5065.  

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