68-year-old motorcycle rider dies after T-bone crash in Oshawa

A Durham Regional Police Service cruiser. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Durham Regional Police say a 68-year-old man who was riding his motorcycle in Oshawa has died following a T-bone crash.

Emergency crews were called to Simcoe Street, near Niagara Drive, at around 1:39 p.m. Monday for reports of a serious collision.

Police said the man was travelling on a 2014 Yamaha motorcycle northbound on Simcoe Street when he crashed with a westbound-travelling 2021 Chevrolet Trax.

The motorcyclist suffered extensive injuries, police said, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The driver of the Chevrolet did not sustain any injuries and stayed at the scene of the accident.

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The road was closed for the investigation to collect evidence but has since reopened.

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