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  Motorcycle and Bicycle Collide in a Serious Collision in Uxbridge

Sep 18, 2017 08:20 ET

A 49-year-old male cyclist from Uxbridge was seriously injured in a motor vehicle collision in Uxbridge on Sunday night.

On Sunday, September 17, 2017, at approximately 5:00 p.m., members of North Division responded to the report of a serious motor vehicle collision involving a bicycle and a motorcycle. The collision occurred on Goodwood Road just west of Lake Ridge Road in the Township of Uxbridge.

Witnesses report the cyclist, who was travelling eastbound on Goodwood Road, was struck by a motorcycle, which was westbound on Goodwood Road.

The cyclist and both the rider and passenger of the motorcycle were transported from the scene by ambulance to hospital. The cyclist was found to have life-threatening injuries and was subsequently transferred to a Toronto trauma center where he remains in critical care. The motorcycle rider and passenger were treated and later released with minor injuries as a result of the collision.

The road was closed for several hours while members from the Collision Investigation Unit investigated the collision.

The circumstances surrounding the collision are still under investigation.

Any member of the public who may have witnessed this incident and has not already spoken to police is requested to contact D/Cst Cecil Bryson of the Collision Investigation Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext 5255.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.