Motorcycle driver killed in crash on Hwy 140

Impaired driving charges have now been laid following a deadly motorcycle crash in Welland overnight.

OPP say a car slammed into stopped vehicles at the intersection of highway 140 near Buchner Rd overnight.

A vehicle that was hit then slammed into a motorcycle that was carrying two people.

The 45 year old driver of the motorcycle was killed and his 45 year old female passenger was hurt but is expected to survive.

OPP later arrested a 27 year old Wainfleet woman and charged her with impaired driving causing death and failure to remain at the scene of a crash.

OPP Sgt Kerry Schmidt says many motorcycles were out last night enjoying a beautiful evening.

He calls it a tragic incident, and his heart goes out to the family members of the deceased.

Police are not releasing the man's identity, but they say he is from Welland.