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Police investigate fatal crash that killed motorcycle rider in Oakville

Halton Regional Police say they are seeking witnesses who may have seen a fatal crash Trafalgar Road and Iroquois Shore Road in the town of Oakville early on Oct. 22, 2022. Don Mitchell / Global News

Halton Police (HRPS) say speed is believed to have been a contributing factor in a fatal collision between a motorcycle and automobile in Oakville on the weekend.

Collision reconstruction investigators say they are still seeking witnesses and dashcam video from the crash around 1 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of Trafalgar Road and Iroquois Shore Road.

“The collision occurred between a northbound motorcycle on Trafalgar Road, and a southbound automobile attempting to turn left onto Iroquois Shore Road,” an HRPS spokesperson said in a release.

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“Despite lifesaving efforts, the driver of the motorcycle was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the automobile received minor injuries.”

The 22-year-old cycle rider was a man from Oakville, while a 29-year-old female, also from Oakville, was the driver of the automobile.

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The investigation is ongoing and witnesses can reach out to collision investigators from the Halton Police website.

 

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