Motorcyclist taken to trauma centre after collision on HWY 407: OPP

OPP uniform. The Canadian Press file

A motorcyclist has been taken to a trauma centre after a collision in Whitby, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say.

In a video posted to Twitter on Monday, OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said the collision occurred in the westbound lanes of Highway 407 near Salem Road at around 4:30 p.m.

Schmidt said the driver of the motorcycle was transported to a trauma centre.

According to Schmidt, all of the westbound lanes are currently blocked.

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He said he does not have a timeline on when the highway will reopen.

Any witnesses are asked to contact police.

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