Elderly man dead after being thrown from motorcycle in Lincoln collision

A 77-year-old man involved in a single-vehicle collision died after he was thrown from his motorcycle while driving in the town of Lincoln Sunday evening.
Niagara Regional Police Service is investigating a single-vehicle collision in the town of Lincoln Sunday evening, where a man was thrown from a motorcycle. (Francis Vachon/Canadian Press)

A 77-year-old man from Thorold died as a result of being thrown from a motorcycle in a single-vehicle collision Sunday evening in the town of Lincoln.

He was going eastbound on Twenty Mile Road, east of Silverdale Road, when he lost control of the 1994 Honda motorcycle in a curve, Niagara Regional Police Service say.

He was then thrown from the motorcycle when it left the roadway and he was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

He later died at the hospital.

Police say the collision is still being investigated. Anyone with information about the collision is asked to contact them at 905-688-4111 at extension 5500.