Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Police looking for witnesses after Lombardy man killed in motorcycle collision near Toledo

OPP have provided more information regarding a fatal single motorcycle collision that look place over the weekend.

The Leeds detachment reports that on May 26, shortly after 5 a.m., officers received reports of a motorcycle in the west ditch on County Road 29, between the intersections of Kitley Line 6 and Kinch Street.

“No witnesses have come forth at this time,” police state in a media release. As a result, the time or cause of the collision are still undetermined. “The motorcycle was cold to the touch when officers arrived on scene,” police explain.

The rider appeared to have been going southbound when the collision happened.

Officers performed lifesaving measures immediately upon arriving at the scene, however the operator of the motorcycle was pronounced deceased.

He has been identified as a 37-year-old man from the Lombardy area; police did not release the man’s name.

OPP Collision Reconstructionists and members of the Traffic Collision Investigation Team have concluded their portion of the investigation, and as a result, the roadway reopened later the same day. The Office of the Chief Coroner and the Office of Forensic Pathology have begun their investigation into the cause of death of the operator.

If you witnessed the collision, or have relevant dashcam video, contact the Leeds County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or leave your tip online at ontariocrimestoppers.ca

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