Collision sends motorcyclist to hospital

A MOTORCYCLE rider is lucky to be alive after a close encounter with a tractor-trailer unit.

  • Aug. 12, 2011 7:00 p.m.

A MOTORCYCLE rider is lucky to be alive after a close encounter with a tractor-trailer unit.

On August 10 at approximately 8:30 a.m., a tractor-trailer travelling east on Keith Ave. got into the left hand lane to make a right hand turn at the intersection of Keith Ave. and Hall St., said police in a press release.

A motorcycle attempted to pass the tractor-trailer in the right hand lane, and collided with the huge vehicle, said police.

The female motorcycle driver was taken to the hospital for minor injuries, the release continued.

Police continue to investigate.