Oshawa man pronounced dead after accident on Simcoe Street

A 24-year-old Oshawa man died following an accident on Simcoe Street in Oshawa Saturday (Oct. 12) afternoon.

According to police, officers responded to a collision involving a motorcycle and van near Beatrice Street around 12:40 p.m.

“A red Kawasaki motorcycle was travelling southbound on Simcoe Street North and a silver Dodge Caravan was exiting a plaza, heading northbound on Simcoe Street North from the west side.  The Kawasaki struck the Dodge on the driver side,” reads a media release from police.
The driver of the motorcycle, Justin Jones of Oshawa, was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

“The driver of the Dodge was not hurt and is cooperating with investigators,” reads a media release from police.

Roads in the area were closed for several hours for the police investigation.

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