A motorcyclist was taken to a local hospital after a motorcycle accident on Pillette Road near Ontario Street around 11:30 a.m.
Police closed down Pillette Road as more information is gathered to determine what occurred during the crash.
Scenes from the collision show a Chevrolet Aveo with front-end damage near the drivers side. According to a construction worker who witnessed the accident, the motorcyclist flew nearly 20 feet in the air during the collision.
Further reports indicate that the Chevrolet Aveo driver attempted to turn left onto Ontario Street and got right into the path of the motorcycle.
The name of the victim has not been released, he suffered substantial injuries that are believed to be non-life-threatening. Information on the other driver has also not been released, but it seems they were not injured in the wreck.
Ontario Street is closed from Pillette Road to Raymo Road for storm, sewer and pavement rehabilitation through October 30.
The Ontario Provincial Police have been vocal about the increase in motorcycle fatalities in Ontario this year. As of August 2015, at least 25 motorcycle fatalities had been reported. Just one year ago, motorcycle accident fatalities were set to hit a six-year high.
While there is no information on who or what caused this accident, motorcyclists and drivers must learn to share the road in order to prevent accidents.
Greg Monforton & Partners wishes the victim in this accident a speedy recovery.
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