Crash between van and motorcycle in Norfolk County leads to life-altering injuries

An operator and passenger of a motorcycle are being treated for life-altering injuries following a collision involving a minivan.

Emergency crews were called out on Thursday to the collision just after 1 p.m. on Hwy. 6 in Norfolk County.

Police say the motorcycle and van collided at the intersection of the highway and St. Johns Road East. A number of good samaratins reportedly stopped and tried to help those involved.

The motorcycle riders were airlifted to a Hamilton area hospital for their injuries, while the van driver was taken to a local hospital for precautionary measures.

The intersection was closed for hours due to the investigation. There is no word yet on the cause of the crash.

Life altering injuries sustained after #motorcycle and van collide at #Hwy6 and St John's Road East @NorfolkCountyCA. Roadway to be closed for the next 4 hrs to allow for #OPP investigation. Updates will be provided when they become available. @NorfolkEMS @Ornge #NorfolkOPP ^es

— OPP West Region (@OPP_WR) July 1, 2021