Motorcyclist airlifted after crash at Watline and Kennedy
Latest in series of bike crashes in southern Ontario
A man is in hospital following a motorcycle accident in Mississauga, the latest in a series of such crashes around southern Ontario.
Peel Regional Police say they were called to Watline Avenue and Kennedy Road at about 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday after a motorcyclist was struck by another vehicle.
He was taken to Mississauga’s Credit Valley Hospital, then airlifted to the trauma centre at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. Police said later via Twitter his condition has stabilized. Investigators remain on the scene.
Two days later off-duty Niagara Regional Police officer Joseph Mellen, 33, died after his bike collided with another vehicle on Highway 406 in Welland. The other driver was airlifted to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
Later that same day Zamir Beckles, 28, of Toronto lost control of his bike and was killed near Highway 404 and the 407.