Motorcyclist suffers life-threatening injuries after hitting wild turkey, crashing into truck

Serious crash caused by wild turkey on Highway 3. Photo: OPP
A motorcyclist suffered life-threatening injuries after hitting a wild turkey, loosing control of the motorcycle and crashing into a tractor trailer on Highway 3.

The collision happened yesterday at approximately 7:30 a.m. near Walker Road in Tecumseh.

The driver of the motorcycle was transported to an area hospital by Essex-Windsor Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured.

Highway 3 between Walker Road and Sexton Side road was closed for several hours yesterday.

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