One person dies in afternoon collision in Barrie

One person has died following a collision in Barrie Saturday afternoon.

According to police, a motorcycle and car collided near the intersection of Yonge Street and Lockhart Drive shortly before 4 p.m. Saturday.

The #BarriePolice Traffic Unit is currently investigating a fatal motor collision at Yonge St. and Lockhart Dr. involving a car and a motorcycle. Motorists can expect road closures and delays if travelling in and around this area for the next few hours. pic.twitter.com/rdJoTPNiVl

— Barrie Police (@BarriePolice) June 5, 2021

The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced deceased.

Lockhart Road is closed between Yonge Street and Findbury Street as police continue their investigation.