Motorcyclist succumbs to injuries from Erieau Road crash

Motorcyclist succumbs to injuries from Erieau Road crash. Photo: Craig Hendry

On October 27, 2021 around 2:38 p.m. emergency crews responded to a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Erieau Road and Bisnett Line in Harwich Township.

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

On November 6, 2015, Clifford ‘Jamie’ Stokes, 49 years of Erieau died as a result of his injuries. Members of the Chatham-Kent Police Service offer their deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Stokes.

The collision remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Michael Pearce at 519-355-1092.