OPP respond to multiple motorcycle crashes in Elgin County

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Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) from Elgin County and other first responders were kept busy with collisions involving motorcyclists on Saturday.

At approximately 11:21 a.m., emergency services responded to Highway 3 and Culloden Road in the Municipality of Bayham. Police said that a motorcycle and SUV collided at the intersection resulting in injuries for everyone involved. The 31-year-old motorcyclist was transported by Ornge to a hospital to be treated for serious non-life-threatening injuries while both the driver and passenger in the SUV suffered minor injuries.

At approximately 12:34 p.m., emergency services responded to a John Wise Line address located in Southwold Township. Police determined that a motorcyclist lost control of his bike after hitting the shoulder of the roadway. The 55-year-old suffered serious injuries and was transported by ambulance to a local area hospital for further treatment.

At approximately 3:50 p.m., police, fire, and paramedics responded to the intersection of Talbot Line and Springfield Road. OPP said that a 51-year-old motorcycle driver collided with a motor vehicle and suffered minor injuries.

Investigations into all three crashes are ongoing.