Springwater township man charged in connection to fatal summertime collision

Essa Township biker killed in crash on July 10

Police have charged a Springwater man in connection to a collision in July that claimed the life of a motorcyclist.

Huronia West OPP report that, around 1:30 p.m. on July 10, a motorcycle and farm tractor collided on Highway 26 near Horseshoe Valley Road in Springwater Township. The motorcyclist was thrown from his vehicle.

Police say 64-year-old David Ball of Essa Township was pronounced dead on scene.

Following extensive investigation, an 84-year-old man has been charged with Careless Driving Causing Death. He will be in provincial court in early March to answer to this charge.