Collision between motorcycle and vehicle just west of Avonmore

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NORTH STORMONT — First responders are on the scene of a vehicle and motorcycle collision at the corner of County roads 43 and 14, just west of Avonmore,  this morning.

Local firefighters had one lane closed on 43 as they dealt with the situation. The crashed motorcycle with large saddlebags sat on its side just south of the intersection, on 14.

An ambulance was on scene.

 

Update: SD&G OPP Const. Tylor reports that the motorcyclist, a 58-year-old man, was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. He was travelling eastbound on County Rd. 43 when a car pulled into the intersection, colliding with the bike.

The car’s driver has been charged with disobeying a stop sign, under the Highway Traffic Act, according to Copeland.

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