Aurora motorcyclist suffers life-threatening injuries after Uxbridge collision

A 28-year-old from Aurora was airlifted to a Toronto trauma centre with multiple serious, life-threatening injuries after a collision in Uxbridge over the weekend. 

On Saturday (May 23), at approximately 3:50 p.m., emergency services were called to Regional Road 8 near Concession Road 3 in Uxbridge Township regarding a two-vehicle collision.

According to police, a westbound motorcycle had struck the back of a westbound vehicle, which had reportedly slowed down to allow another vehicle to turn into a driveway. 

After striking the back of the vehicle, police say the motorcyclist lost control and slid into a ditch.

The motorcyclist was rushed to Uxbridge Cottage Hospital before being airlifted to a Toronto trauma centre. No other injuries were reported.

Anyone with new information about this collision is asked to contact D/Cst. Kollaard of the Collision Investigation Bureau at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5267.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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