Bulletin: 2 dead in motorcycle crash -St. Catharines

The Niagara Regional Police have stated that two people died after a motorcycle collided with a Jeep in St. Catharines on August 12.

Police arrived on the scene after receiving a call that an accident had occurred on Seventh Street Louth and Third Avenue Louth at about 10:45 p.m.

According to the police report, a 31-year-old man from Grimsby, Ont. was driving a 2007 Suzuki XR1 1000 motorcycle southbound on Louth accompanied by a 38-year-old female passenger from Lincoln, Ont.

The driver of the 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee was a St Catharines woman aged 20 who attempted to make a left turn onto Third Avenue.

As the Jeep went to turn, the motorcycle collided with its front right corner and both riders were thrown off the motorcycle. Both were pronounced dead on the scene and their identities are still being held from the public.

As for the female driver in the Jeep, she was rushed to Niagara Health System hospital in St. Catharine’s with serious injuries but was later released. The Jeep itself was totalled following the accident.
Police have stated that the investigation is not closed yet and anybody who has information regarding the crash is asked to contact the police at 905-688-4111 x: 5500.

As is the case with any ongoing investigation, information on crimes can be submitted anonymously using Crime Stoppers of Niagara. To leave a tip, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), niagaratips.com or text 274637 (CRIMES), keyword Niagara, followed by your tip.


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