Edmonton, Alberta – The EPS Major Collision Investigation Section (MCIS) is investigating a two-vehicle fatal collision that claimed the life of a 44-year-old motorcyclist earlier today.
At approximately 4:45 p.m. today, Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, Northeast Branch patrol members responded to a collision call on 97 Street north of 137 Avenue.
It was reported to police that a 2013 Dodge Journey was travelling southbound on 97 Street when the driver attempted a left-hand turn just north of 137 Avenue. The SUV was subsequently struck by a 2012 Harley-Davidson motorcycle that was travelling in the northbound lanes, causing the SUV to rollover.
Paramedics responded to the scene, where they attempted life-saving measures on the male motorcyclist, but to no avail. The 44-year-old rider succumbed to his injuries on scene.
The 78-year-old male driver of the Dodge Journey was not injured.
No charges have been laid, at this time, as the investigation is still ongoing.
Edmonton Police Service
MRU #: TR21R027
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