Motorcyclist killed in Bracebridge crash

For the fourth time this month, a motorcyclist in Simcoe-Muskoka has been killed in a collision.

OPP say first responders were called to Muskoka Road 118 between Balls Drive and West Mall Road in Bracebridge around 10:30 Sunday morning for a collision involving a motorcycle and a passenger vehicle.

As a result of the collision, the 58-year-old rider of the motorcycle from Toronto was killed.

Muskoka Road 118 was closed in both directions while the OPP Technical Collision Investigators and Reconstructionists conducted their investigation and all lanes have since reopened.

This investigation is ongoing and anyone who witnessed the collision or may have digital evidence of the collision, and has not yet spoken with police, is asked to call Bracebridge OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

On Aug. 2nd in Barrie, police said a motorcyclist was killed while travelling northbound and was struck by a southbound vehicle that drove in front of him while turning left onto John Street from Innisfil Streeth.

A 56-year-old Barrie man was killed.

Police continue to investigate.

Then, on Aug. 15, a 21-year-old Barrie man was killed when the motorcycle he was riding and a tractor trailer collided at Highway 12 and Memorial Avenue in Orillia.

There was also a deadly crash at County Road 93 and Highway 12 in Midland on Aug. 16 involving a motorcycle and a motor vehicle.

A 60-year-old Midland man who was riding the bike was killed.

In both the Orillia and Midland incidents, police continue to investigate.

Banner image – supplied – Bracebridge OPP