Fatal crash at County Road 31 and County Road 43 intersection in Winchester causes road closures

WINCHESTER — Road closures are in place following a fatal collision between an SUV and a motorcycle, which occurred sometime around 5:00 PM today at the intersection of County Road 31 and County Road 43 (South Junction) in Winchester. Police report that a South-bound SUV entered the North-bound lane and struck a Motorcycle.

The driver of the truck was sent to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. However, the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS. Names are being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.

Police are advising that a section of County Road 31 is closed to traffic with indicated detours in place. Road closures are located at the following: County Road 31/43 (North junction), County Road 43 at Belanger Road, County Road 31 and Baker Road, County Road 38 and Pemberton Road. The public is asked to please avoid the area until roads are reopened.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call SD&G OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Seaway Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or you can submit a TIP online at Seaway Valley Crimestoppers.

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