Man ditches motorcycle just before accident
Just before noon yesterday, police responded to a two-vehicle collision on Grand Avenue East at Michener Road.
A 75-year-old Chatham woman was traveling eastbound on Grand Avenue East when she turned left into a private driveway in front of a 55-year-old Chatham man traveling westbound on a motorcycle.Â The man tried to take evasive action to avoid the collision and bailed on his bike before it slid into the womanâ€™s car. He had a hand injury and was taken to the hospital by an ambulance.
Total damage was estimated at $5000.
The woman was charged with making a turn not in safety.