Saturday , 15 May 2021

RCMP investigate fatal collision on Baywood Road

A Cold Lake man riding a motorcycle has died as the result of a collision.

On Tuesday at approximately 2:20 p.m., Cold Lake RCMP received a report of a single-vehicle collision involving a motorcycle on Range Road 415A (Baywood Road) in Cold Lake.

The RCMP’s preliminary investigation revealed a 35-year-old male from Cold Lake was travelling north on Range Road 415A on a motorcycle and passed two vehicles before a collision into a ditch occurred, police said.

The driver suffered serious life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital where he was declared deceased a short time later.

Cold Lake RCMP along with an RCMP collision analyst continue to investigate.

The name of the deceased will not be released and no further updates are anticipated from RCMP.

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Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.