Motorcyclist suffers 'broken bones and head injury' in collision in Burlington

Police say a motorcycle rider from Stoney Creek “suffered several broken bones and a head injury” after a Friday morning crash in Burlington.

Halton Regional Police say the collision happened just before 7:30 a.m. at the intersection of Guelph Line and Upper Middle Road.

The 30-year-old rider was “thrown from the motorcycle and landed on the roadway,” according to investigators.

It’s believed the collision occurred when a car travelling southbound turned left in front of the northbound motorcycle.

The driver of the car is 75-year-old Waterdown resident who remained on scene and is co-operating with police.

READ MORE: Hamilton QEW reduced to 1 lane in each direction by collision

Halton EMS say the motorcycle rider’s injuries are considered life-threatening.

Police say Collision Reconstruction teams are still investigating, but left the scene and re-opened the intersection just after 1:00 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Halton police at 905-825-4777 ext. 5065.​

WATCH: Burlington man arrested for alleged false 911 call

© 2019 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.

You May Also Like

Top Stories