Motorcyclist suffers life-threatening injuries in Niagara crash


Published August 29, 2023 at 8:52 am

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A motorcycle rider was rushed to hospital with what was believed to be life-threatening injuries following a collision in Niagara Region.

Emergency crews were called to Regional Road 20 near Streamside Drive in West Lincoln (Smithville) yesterday (Aug. 28) just after 8 a.m. for a report of a serious collision involving a car and motorcycle, Niagara Regional Police Service said in a press release.

Police, along with Niagara Emergency Medical Services and West Lincoln Fire Services responded.

A 59-year-old woman from West Lincoln, riding a white Harley Davidson motorcycle and a 54-year-old, woman also from West Lincoln, driving a blue Hyundai Tucson were both injured, police said.

The Harley Davidson driver was transported to an out of region hospital with what is believed to be life threatening injuries, police said.

The driver of the Hyundai was taken to a local hospital for further treatment of what is believed to be minor injuries.

Regional Road 20 between South Grimsby Road 5 and South Grimsby Road 6 on the west side of Smithville was closed for the investigation.

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Detectives from the NRPS Collision Reconstruction Unit and the NRPS Forensic Services Unit are investigating.

Anyone with information about this incident should contact the investigating officers at 905-688-4111, option 3, extension 1009596.

Submit anonymous information through Crime Stoppers of Niagara online or call 1-800-222-8477. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards to people who contact the program with information which leads to an arrest.

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