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Lindsay man charged with dangerous driving after pursuit of dirt bike ends in crash

City of Kawartha Lakes Police say a pursuit between a pickup truck and dirt bike ended in a crash on Wednesday. Global Peterborough / File

A Lindsay man faces dangerous driving charges after an alleged pursuit of a dirt bike ended in a crash on Wednesday evening.

Just after 6 p.m., City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service received a report of a driver in a pickup truck “chasing” a dirt bike through Hamilton Park in Lindsay. Police say the pursuit went through the park, across a parking lot of a nearby housing complex and on several streets before the truck collided with a utility pole.

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Police found the driver of the pickup at the scene.

David Pidgeon, 29, of Lindsay was arrested and charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, mischief to property under $5,000 and failure to comply with a probation order.

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He was released and is scheduled to appear in court in Lindsay on Oct. 10.

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