On July 8th, 2017, at approximately 4:38 p.m., officers from North Division were called to the scene of a motor vehicle collision involving two vehicles. A white Ford pickup truck was northbound on Osborne Street when it collided with a black Harley Davidson motorcycle westbound on Thorah Concession 5. The driver of the motorcycle was thrown from his bike. He was transported, to hospital by ambulance and later airlifted to a Toronto-area trauma hospital, with life-threatening injuries.
The 31-year-old Markham male, who was the driver of the pickup, and his three passengers remained on scene and were not injured.
Members of the DRPS Traffic Services Branch, Collision Investigation Unit, attended the scene to conduct an investigation. The roadway was closed for several hours while evidence was collected.
Anyone, with information about this incident, or who has witnessed this collision is asked to call Cst. Wannop of the Traffic Services Branch, at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5274.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers, at 1-800-222-8477. Tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.