Motorcycle struck on Erieau Road

A Chatham-Kent police officer from the traffic unit investigates a crash involving a motorcycle and a car on Erieau Rd. and Bisnett Line Tuesday afternoon. Photo: Craig Hendry

An accident at Erieau Road and Bisnett Line between a motorcycle and a car has sent a man to hospital with unknown injuries. The Chatham-Kent Police Traffic Unit, CK EMS and CK Fire Department were at the scene, just after 2:30 this afternoon. The man in the car was uninjured.


A southbound Chevrolet Impala turned left onto Bisnett Line and in doing so, turned directly into the path of a northbound Harley Davidson motorcycle. The rider of the motorcycle, a 49-year-old Erieau man suffered life-threatening injuries. He was transported to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance where he was stabilized and then airlifted to Victoria Hospital in London. The 59-year-old female driver of the Chevrolet was not injured.

The damage to both vehicles is estimated at $14,000.

The CKPS Traffic Unit is investigating. Anyone with information is asked to contact constable Michael Pearce at 519-355-1092.

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