Collision with pickup truck claims lives of two motorcyclists from Orangeville 

May 18, 2023   ·   0 Comments

By Sam Odrowski

A pickup truck collided with two motorcyclists along Highway 9 near Tottenham Rd. last Thursday (May 11), resulting in the death of two people from Orangeville.

Officers from the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to the fatal collision around 9 p.m., which is currently under investigation.

The three-vehicle collision claimed the life of a 51-year-old motorcycle driver from Orangeville, who was pronounced deceased at the scene. A 52-year-old female from Orangeville was airlifted to a Toronto-area trauma centre after the collision but succumbed to her injuries on Sunday, May 14.

Highway 9 between Mount Wolfe Road and Caledon/King Townline was closed from 9 p.m. on May 11 to 6:20 a.m. on May 12 while technical collision investigators and reconstructionists assisted with the investigation.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has dashcam footage can contact Caledon OPP at 905-584-2241 or 1-888-310-1122, as the investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone affected by this incident or who witnessed the collision and wishes to speak to victim services, can reach Caledon/Dufferin Victim Services at 905-951-3838.

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