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UPDATE: Police seek assistance with identifying motorbike from crash in Milton

Halton Regional Police Service is seeking public assistance in identifying the motorcycle and rider that were indirectly involved in the collision on Britannia Road west of Fifth Line in the Town of Milton on Monday May 29th at approximately 3:30 pm.

The motorcycle is being described as an enduro-style dirt bike that had yellow and possibly blue in its colour scheme.  The rider of the dirt bike had on motocross equipment including boots, a chest protector, and a motocross style helmet.

Prior to the collision, the rider was observed on Fifth Line near the site of the tunneling construction attempting to access a gated field.

Anyone with information with regards to the motorcycle, or the rider is asked to contact Detective Constable Chris HEFFERNAN of the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905-825-4747 ext 5420, email chris.heffernan@haltonpolice.ca, or Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com, or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).

Original Release:

On Monday May 29th, 2017 the Halton Regional Police Service responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Britannia Road, near Fifth Line in the Town of Milton.

At approximately 3:33pm a yellow Dodge Viper was westbound on Britannia Road when it lost control and left the roadway.  Early indications suggest that the Viper was racing an unknown motorcycle at high speeds prior to the collision.  The male driver of the Viper is a 51 year old Milton resident.  He was believed to have suffered serious injuries and was transported to St. Michaels Hospital by way of Air Ambulance.

Due to the nature of the injuries, the Collision Reconstruction Unit attended the scene and took carriage of the investigation.

Britannia Road was closed for approximately 3 hours while the at-scene investigation was completed.

The 51 year old man driver is currently in stable condition in hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Any witnesses or individuals with dash cameras who were in the area, around the time of the collision, are asked to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 905 825-4747 extension 5065 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com, or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).

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