The motorcyclist involved in an accident on Saturday afternoon died at the scene, according to a report issued by the Hawkesbury Ontario Provincial Police today.
On Saturday afternoon September 1, 2018 at approximately 4:15 p.m., officers from the Hawkesbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Prescott-Russell Paramedic Service, and the East Hawkesbury Fire Department responded to a motorcycle collision on County Road 4, between Des Erables Street and Golf Road in East Hawkesbury Township.
A motorcycle with a single male rider was travelling eastbound on Front Road when it failed to negotiate a curve and entered the ditch. The motorcycle proceeded and struck a driveway embankment, and then tumbled to final rest. The rider died of his injuries at the scene. The deceased male was identified as 60-year-old, Normand Charlebois from St-Clet, Quebec.
The OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) attended the scene to assist with the investigation. Front Road East was closed to traffic from Tupper Street and Golf Road, and re-opened at approximately 9:00 p.m.
EXPERIENCE Vankleek Hill
Do you enjoy reading local news as it happens? Then NOW is the time to subscribe! We have a FABULOUS subscription offer for you!!! SUBSCRIBE to our print and e-edition for only 81 cents per week, that’s just $42 (HST incl) per year! Then choose your $5 voucher to redeem at a LOCAL business. Participating businesses are: Apex Escape Rooms, Beau’s Brewery, Broken Kettle Bakery & Barkery, Jade Garden, Nicko’s Resto Bar, Pink Bow Tie, Trillium Tea Room, Vankleek Cottage and VKH Massage Clinic.
Act now. An offer this good won’t last long!
CLICK HERE to subscribe and choose your voucher.
Thank you for supporting local, independent community journalism!
Latest posts by Louise Sproule (see all)
- Emergency continues in Sainte-André-d’Argenteuil as residents evacuate their homes - April 20, 2019
- River levels rising, but rain forecast has been downgraded. Volunteers are at work in area municipalities, filling sandbags - April 20, 2019
- South Nation Conservation warns: Ottawa River water levels could raise one meter above current elevation over the next four days - April 19, 2019