Motorcyclist killed in crash near Haliburton
Published Sunday, August 3, 2014 4:47PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, August 5, 2014 11:48AM EDT
A motorcyclist was killed in a crash near Haliburton, east of Minden just after 2:30 p.m. Sunday, OPP say.
OPP Const. Paul Potter tells CTV News the man's motorcycle and another motorcycle were involved in a crash with an SUV on Glamorgan Road between County Road 503 and Highway 118 Sunday afternoon.
The second motorcyclist, also a man, has non-life-threatening injuries.
There were five people in the SUV, and the driver has minor injuries..
Police say the motorcyclist killed at the scene was a 37-year-old man from Pickering. The other motorcyclist is a 32-year-old from Toronto.
A 66-year-old Ottawa man was driving the SUV.The road is expected to be closed for at least five hours, according to the local fire chief. An air ambulance was called, but was called off.
Motorcycle Crashes Since May
- Woman dies after motorcycle crash in East Gwillimbury
- Three motorcycle crashes in three days on area roads
- Motorcyclist injured in crash west of Angus
- Two sent to hospital after crash near Wasaga Beach
- One person with minor injuries after motorcycle crash in Barrie
- OPP officer has leg partially amputated after hitting flying goose
- Motorcycle crash north of Barrie closes down Hwy. 400
- Man injured in motorcycle crash
- SIU investigating fatal crash involving police cruiser and motorcycle in York Region
- Motorcyclist facing charges after serious crash
- Motorcycle rider dies after weekend crash
- Vaughan man dead after crash on Highway 400 Saturday
- SIU investigating crash involving motorcycle, police vehicle
- Woman remains in hospital with serious injuries after motorcycle crash
- Orangeville man identified as one of victims in fatal Brampton motorcycle crash
- Man airlifted after motorcycle crash in Mulmur
- Vaughan motorcyclist dies in hospital after crash: police
There was also a fatal motorcycle crash near Peterborough, the third in a span of a few hours Sunday afternoon. A 67-year-old Oshawa man died in that crash.
Last weekend, there were three serious motorcycle crashes in three days, including one on Highway 400 that left a man dead. Since May, there have been more than 20 serious or fatal motorcycle crashes, including one involving an OPP officer whose leg was later amputated.