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Binbrook man has life threatening injuries after motorcycle crash

The crash happened on Highway 56.

Police say speed was a factor and they continue to investigate

A Binbrook man is in stable condition with life threatening injuries after a motorcycle crash. (Chris Seto/CBC)

A Binbrook man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after a crash around Binbrook and Kirk Roads on Thursday.

A 22-year-old man was on a motorcycle heading southbound on Highway 56 around 6 p.m., police say.

He passed another vehicle and his motorcycle left the roadway, officers said in a media release.

The man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. He's in stable condition. The road was closed for several hours.

Police say speed was a factor and they continue to investigate.

Witnesses should call Det. Const. Niblock at 905-546-4753.