Motorcyclist suffers serious injuries in Port Perry crash

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Published June 23, 2021 at 5:55 pm

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A collision involving a motorcycle in Port Perry sent one man to hospital with “life-threatening” injuries.

Police were called about an accident at Island Road and Gerrow Road Monday afternoon, just after 5 p.m.

North Division officers reported that a blue Ford sedan was travelling northbound on Island Road when it slowed to make a left turn onto Gerrow Road. A motorcycle was also travelling northbound on Island Road behind the ford sedan and a row of vehicles.

As the vehicles slowed for the Ford to make the turn, the driver of the motorcycle attempted to pass the vehicles on their left and struck the Ford as it made the turn.

The driver of the motorcycle, a 19-year-old man, was ejected from the motorcycle and received life-threatening injuries. He was air-lifted to a trauma centre in Toronto where he is listed in stable condition.

The driver of the blue Ford sedan did not suffer any injuries.

Island Road and Gerrow Road was closed while officers conducted their investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident or who witnessed this collision is asked to call Cst. Malcolm at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2150.

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