Barrie man killed in motorcycle crash on Highway 401 in Kitchener
OPP say the rider lost control of his motorcycle
Provincial police say a 55-year-old Barrie man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Highway 401 in Kitchener.
It happened in the westbound lanes approaching Homer Watson Boulevard around 7:45 Monday morning.
In a tweet, OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said police believe there was a slowdown of traffic that may have been the result of reports of a bicyclist that was riding his bicycle on Highway 401 in that area.
“We don’t believe the motorcyclist was involved in a collision with any other vehicle.”
Update: 55-year-old man from Barrie pronounced deceased after losing control of the motorcycle he was riding #Hwy401/Homer Watson 7:45am. Any witnesses are asked to call #CambridgeOPP 519-655-0150 pic.twitter.com/cLWE61q6lB— OPP Highway Safety Division (@OPP_HSD) May 8, 2023
Police say the driver was ejected from his motorcycle as he lost control and hit the roadway resulting in fatal injuries.
Anyone who witnessed what happened or has dashcam video is asked to contact Cambridge OPP at 519-655-0150.