UPDATE: Motorcyclist Seriously Injured After Hitting Wild Turkey

Photo of a motorcycle crash on Hwy. 3 April 18, 2017 courtesy of the Ontario Provincial Police.

The Ontario Provincial Police say the driver of a motorcycle who suffered life threatening injuries in a crash on Hwy. 3 hit a wild turkey and lost control.

The crash happenedĀ around 7:30am on Tuesday, shutting down the highway between Sexton Side Rd. and Walker Rd. The OPP say the road has since reopened to traffic.

The BMW motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Hwy. 3 when it hit the wild turkey and struck a tractor-trailer travelling westbound in the oncoming lane.

The driver of the tractor-trailer is not hurt.