Motorcyclist badly injured in collision

A motorcyclist suffered life-threatening injuries in a collision with a taxi at Danforth Avenue and St. Dunstan Drive on Saturday, Sept. 26.

A major collision involving a motorcycle and a Beck taxi cab closed Danforth Avenue from Victoria Park Avenue to Pharmacy Avenue on the evening of Saturday , Sept. 26 while officers reconstructed the scene.  PHOTO: John Hanley
A major collision involving a motorcycle and a Beck taxi cab closed Danforth Avenue from Victoria Park Avenue to Pharmacy Avenue on the evening of Saturday , Sept. 26 while officers reconstructed the scene. PHOTO: John Hanley

Police report that just after 5 p.m., the eastbound taxi driver was attempting to make a left turn onto St. Dunstan when he and the westbound motorcyclist collided.

The 32-year-old motorcycle rider was thrown from his bike and hit a tree. He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries, where his condition was upgraded to non-life-threatening the next morning.

Anyone with information about the collision is asked to phone the Traffic Services division at 416-808-1900, or make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

Tips can also be sent online at www.222tips.com, by texting TOR and a message to CRIMES (274637).


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