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1 dead after collision involving motorcycle, car in West Lincoln: Niagara police

Niagara Regional Police are investigating a crash in West Lincoln that left one person dead early Wednesday morning.
Niagara Regional Police are investigating a crash in West Lincoln that left one person dead early Wednesday morning. Don Mitchell / Global News

Niagara Regional Police say a person is dead after an early morning crash on Wednesday involving a car and a motorcycle in West Lincoln.

Police say they got a call reporting the collision around 6 a.m. from an area around Victoria Avenue and Sixteen Road near Net Camping Resort.

READ MORE: Hamilton motorcycle rider suffers life-threatening injuries in West Lincoln crash

Collision investigators say the crash was a head-on collision but have not yet determined what caused it. The victim was the motorcycle rider, a 27-year-old male.

Anyone with information or who was in the area at the time of the crash is asked to contact detectives at 905-688-4111.

Further details are expected later on Wednesday.

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The crash comes just days after a 26-year-old Hamilton man was rushed to hospital following a collision in West Lincoln between the motorcycle he was riding and a car.

Niagara Regional Police say that crash happened at the intersection of Silver Street and Krick Road at around 7:27 p.m. Monday.

READ MORE: Motorcycle rider ‘lost control’ in Barton Street crash, Hamilton police say

Collision investigators say a 2016 Honda Civic driven by a 50-year-old man from Pelham was travelling eastbound on Silver Street when it collided with a Yamaha off-road motorcycle going northbound on Krick Road.

The rider was thrown from the motorcycle and suffered life-threatening injuries, according to police. The rider was reportedly airlifted to an out-of-town hospital.

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