At least 4 Ontarians have died after several fatal crashes over the weekend


At least four Ontarians have died in several fatal crashes in the province over the weekend.

Police say a 39-year-old Toronto man was pronounced dead in hospital after his motorcycle collided with a car on Kennedy Road in Transway Crescent early Sunday morning.

Huron County Ontario Provincial Police said five people were taken to hospital following a single-vehicle collision northeast of Goderich, Ont. late Saturday night – one was later pronounced dead while the other four suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

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In another incident, a motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident in Burlington, Ontario. Saturday morning, Halton Regional Police said, after colliding with a left-turning car on Appleby Line.

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Toronto police also say a pedestrian was pronounced dead in hospital on Saturday morning after being hit in a hit and run, while the driver was later located and arrested for impaired driving.

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Ahead of the long weekend, provincial police described an “alarming increase” in fatal motorcycle collisions in southwestern Ontario this year.

Earlier in May, they said there had already been dozens of fatal car crashes in the province in 2022 alone, reaching highs not seen in more than a decade.

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