Waterloo Region pickup driver charged in motorcycle crash

Provincial police say the 30-year-old driver of a pickup truck from Waterloo Region has been charged with careless driving after a collision with a motorcycle on Pinehurst Road, south of Cambridge sent the 45-year-old motorcycle driver to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

45-year-old woman sustained life-threatening injuries after crash on Pinehurst Road, south of Cambridge

A 30-year-old driver from Waterloo Region faces careless driving charges after provincial police say he struck a motorcycle on a rural road south of Cambridge, sending a 45-year-old woman to hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

Ontario Provincial Police said the incident happened Sunday at around 6:30 p.m., when a 45-year-old woman on a motorcycle travelling north on Pinehurst Road was struck by a pickup truck travelling east on Glen Morris Road. 

The driver of the motorcycle was taken to hospital in Waterloo Region and later had to be taken to a trauma centre in Hamilton. 

Police closed the intersection for approximately six hours for an investigation.