Woman dies after motorcycle crash in East Gwillimbury
Published Monday, August 4, 2014 9:58AM EDT Last Updated Monday, August 4, 2014 11:52AM EDT
A 52-year-old was killed after a motorcycle crash in East Gwillimbury on Sunday. (Dave Erskine / CTV Barrie)
York Regional Police say a 52-year-old woman has died from injuries she suffered in a motorcycle crash in East Gwillimbury on Sunday.
Police say the woman was a passenger on the motorcycle when it collided with a car on Leslie Street just north of Holborn Road at around 4:30 p.m.
Police say the female, who is from the Keswick area, was airlifted to hospital where she died Monday morning.
The man driving the motorcycle suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to a Toronto trauma centre by land ambulance.
Leslie Street was closed for several hours while police investigated.
Motorcycle Crashes Since May
- Motorcyclist killed in crash near Haliburton
- 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 serious motorcycle crash near Peterborough, the third in a span of a few hours Sunday afternoon.
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.