(TECUMSEH, ON) – Yesterday morning around 7:30am, the OPP responded to a collision on Highway 3 near Walker Road, in Tecumseh. A BMW motorcycle, travelling east on Highway 3, was reported to have struck a wild turkey.
The driver lost control of the motorcycle and subsequently struck an International tractor trailer, traveling in the oncoming lane.
The motorcycle operator sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital by Essex-Windsor EMS. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured.
Highway 3 between Walker Road and Sexton Side road was closed for several hours while the OPP’s Technical Traffic Collision Investigation Unit completed the investigation.