Motorcyclist killed, another injured in Leamington crash

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One person was killed and another seriously injured in a collision between a pickup truck and a motorcycle on Friday evening.

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County Police said they responded to an ambulance shortly before 4:30 p.m. Friday at the intersection of County Road 37 and County Road 8 in Leamington for a two-vehicle accident.

Police say a motorcycle with two occupants and a pickup truck collided with each other. One of the motorcycle’s occupants was pronounced dead at the scene, another was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. The driver of the pickup was not injured, police said.

The intersection was closed for several hours Friday night while police worked on the spot. Police have not identified the deceased.

Anyone with information is requested to contact Leamington OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at opp.ca/reporting.

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