Edmonton Police investigating two-vehicle collision that claims life of motorcyclist

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.

Motorcycle Fatality
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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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