Motorcyclist hospitalized after serious collision on Block Line Road

A motorcyclist was taken to an out of town hospital in serious condition following a collision on Block Line Road in Kitchener.

Block Line Road was closed in both direction from Courtland Ave. East to Fallowfield Drive shortly after 4 p.m. until around 8 p.m. after the “serious collision” that police say involved a motorcycle and a moving truck.

Police were flying a remote piloted vehicle in the area, near Lennox Lewis Way, to assist with the investigation.

"The driver of the commercial motor vehcile did not sustain any other injuries," said Acting Sgt. Paul Simon of WRPS. "However, the driver of the motorcycle was transported to hospital with serious injuries."

The investigation is ongoing. Details about the extent of the injuries or cause of the crash have not yet been released.

UPDATE:
Roads in the area have now been reopened. The investigation is ongoing by @WRPS_Traffic. Thank you for your patience. https://t.co/D53p4iVL0G

— Waterloo Regional Police (@WRPSToday) July 1, 2021