Saturday, February 27, 2021

Dover teen dies following a crash between a motorcycle & SUV

Chatham-Kent Police Service officials allege: Shortly after 4 p.m. yesterday afternoon, emergency crews responded to a collision involving a SUV and motorcycle.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that the motorcycle was travelling northbound on Town Line Road, when the driver failed to yield the right of way, colliding with an SUV travelling eastbound on Pain Court Line.

As a result of the collision, the driver of the motorcycle, a 14-year-old Dover Township teen, sustained life-threatening injuries.

Despite life-saving efforts, the teen was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the SUV, a 63-year-old Dover Township woman, was not physically injured.
At this time, the identity of the teen will not be released out of respect for his family.

The Traffic Unit has taken over the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Dan Carroll at dancar@chatham-kent.ca or 519-355-1092.

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