Motorcyclist hospitalized with serious injuries following collision on Bloomingdale Road

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Waterloo regional police are investigating a collision involving a car and a motorcycle on Bloomingdale Road in Kitchener.

Around 2:35 p.m., police say emergency services responded to a motor vehicle collision near Bloomingdale Road North and Stanley Avenue.

According to a release, police determined a black Honda car, operated by a 40-year-old-Kitchener man, was travelling north on Bloomingdale Road and was making a left turn.

At the same time, a red Honda motorcycle, operated by a 62-year-old Arthur man, passed the car on the left as the car was turning left, police say.

As a result of the collision, the motorcyclist was transported to an out-of-region hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the car was uninjured.

Bloomingdale Road between Stanley Avenue and Bridge St. East was closed while police investigated but reopened before 6 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers.

UPDATE:

The driver of the motorcycle has been transported to an out-of-region hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.

Roads have since been reopened. Thank you for your patience.

More to follow. https://t.co/I8sZnOAMm1

— Waterloo Regional Police (@WRPSToday) July 6, 2021