Thunder Bay Police Service Continuing Traffic Accident Investigation

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THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police Service officers were dispatched to the intersection of Fort William Road and Queen Street just before 10 am on Monday, October 28, 2019 following reports of a motor vehicle collision.

The collision involved a motorcycle and a pickup truck. Firefighters with the Thunder Bay Fire Rescue and paramedics with Superior North EMS were also dispatched to the scene.

As a result of an ongoing investigation, police found that a pickup truck was being driven northbound on Fort William Road when it attempted to make a left turn on to Queen Street. At that time a motorcyclist was exiting a parking lot and about to travel southbound on Fort William Road.

The pickup truck and motorcycle collided.

The male driver of the motorcycle was transported to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre for treatment of serious injuries. He is now being treated in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit.

The intersection is now open to traffic.

The Thunder Bay Police Service Traffic Unit is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident. The public is asked to respect the family of the accident victim and not publish their name on social media.

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