East St. Paul Motorcyclist Dies in Collision

Motorcyclist Dies in Collision

WINNIPEG - A fatal collision occurred Thursday evening between a vehicle and a motorcycle on Provincial Road 213, near Lornehill Road, in the RM of Springfield.

Mounties said that a motorcycle travelling westbound on PR213, being driven by a 71-year-old man from the RM of East St. Paul, was struck from behind by a vehicle being driven by a 16-year-old man, also from the RM of East St. Paul. This collision resulted in the motorcyclist being thrown from his motorcycle.

He was subsequently struck by a second westbound vehicle being driven by a 30-year-old woman from Portage la Prairie.

Police believed that the motorcyclist was also struck by another vehicle heading eastbound on PR213. The driver of this vehicle did not stop at the scene and has not been identified. Police are asking anyone with information that may help identify that specific driver to call Oakbank RCMP at 204-444-3847.

The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene. It is unknown if alcohol was a factor in the collision.

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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