THUNDER BAY – Motorcycles are back on the roads. For both motorcycle riders and automobile drivers being aware is important. On Friday, May 29, 2020, a motorcycle and motor vehicle accident on Memorial Avenue by the Home Hardware location brought out Thunder Bay Police, Thunder Bay Fire Rescue and Superior EMS.
The first responders were taking careful steps to treat the motorcyclist who was knocked to the ground in the incident.
In support of Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month (May 2020), Police Services remind motorcyclists to watch their speed, drive alcohol- and drug-free, and make themselves as visible as possible to other drivers.
During the riding season, motor vehicle drivers are reminded to keep a watchful eye out for motorcycles and ensure they are doing frequent blind spot checks.