SCUGOG: The driver and passenger of a motorcycle both suffered serious injuries after it collided with a car, in north Durham yesterday afternoon.
On Tuesday, Sept. 20th, at approximately 12:25 p.m., officers in North Division responded to Simcoe St. near Old Simcoe Rd. in Scugog Township, for a collision that had just occurred. A northbound motorcycle, driven by a 54-year-old male from Oshawa with a 51-year-old female passenger, collided with a green Hyundai, which had pulled out of a private drive and into the path of the motorcycle.
The motorcycle driver was airlifted to a Toronto-area trauma centre for serious, non-life threatening injuries. The passenger was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the Hyundai, a 22-year-old male from Toronto, was not injured.
The road was closed for approximately three hours as officers conducted their investigation.
22 year-old Dwight Moase is being charged with Careless Driving.
Anyone with new information is asked to contact Cst. Kelly of North Division, at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 2672.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers, at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca. Tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.
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