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Collision with pickup truck on Highway 9 claims lives of two motorcyclists

May 18, 2023   ·   0 Comments

A pickup truck struck two motorcyclists along Highway 9 near Tottenham Rd. last Thursday (May 11) evening in a collision that killed two people from Orangeville.

Officers from the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to the fatal collision around 9 p.m., which is currently under investigation.

The three-vehicle collision claimed the life of a 51-year-old motorcycle driver from Orangeville, pronounced deceased at the scene. A 52-year-old female from Orangeville was airlifted to a Toronto-area trauma centre after the collision but succumbed to her injuries on Sunday, May 14.

Highway 9 between Mount Wolfe Road and Caledon/King Townline was closed from 9 p.m. on May 11 to 6:20 a.m. on May 12 while technical collision investigators and reconstructionists assisted with the investigation.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has dashcam footage can contact Caledon OPP at 905-584-2241 or 1-888-310-1122, as the investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone affected by this incident or who witnessed the collision and wishes to speak to victim services, can reach Caledon/Dufferin Victim Services at 905-951-3838.


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