Motocyclist airlifted to Toronto after Mississauga collision

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A motorcyclist in Mississauga had to be airlifted on Thursday morning to a Toronto trauma centre after a collision on Mississauga Road south of Dundas Street.
The victim was first taken to a local hospital by paramedics but later taken to Toronro, because of the serious nature of his injuries.

Peel Police said the motorcycle was involved in a collision on Mississauga road. The accident occurred on the
same stretch of road where another motorcyclist was critically injured in a collision two months ago.

OPP figuresfrom 2008-2014 list 175 motorcycle fatalitiesn; 16 of the motorcyclists killed since 2008 were under age 25. Almost half the victims were between 45 and 64.

OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said excessive speed and loss of control were the common causes for motorcycle accidents, which happen mostly between 12:00 and 6:00 pm.  – CINEWS

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