Serious Collision Involving E-Bike and Car

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Investigators are looking for assistance in identifying a male driver after a collision in Clarington early Friday morning.

On Friday, September 3, 2021, at approximately 5:22 a.m., members of East Division responded to a collision at Courtice Road south of Bloor Street involving an e-bike and motor vehicle. An unidentified male was operating an e-bike southbound on Courtice Road when it was struck from behind by a southbound motor vehicle. The unidentified rider was transported to a Toronto-area trauma centre where he remains in critical condition. His identity is unknown. The other vehicle, a 2018 Hyundai driven by an Oshawa male, ended up in a ditch on the east side of the roadway. The driver received minor injuries and was treated at the scene.

The unidentified male is described as male white, approximately 5’7″ to 5’8″ tall, 140 pounds and a shaved head. He was riding a blue and silver scooter.

A photo of a similar E-bike is attached or can be viewed at www.drps.ca under Newsroom.

Roads in the area were closed for several hours while members of the DRPS Collision Investigation Unit conducted an investigation. They have since re-opened.

Anyone who witnessed this collision or has information about the identity of the male is asked to call D/Cst. Lee of the Collision Investigation Unit at 905-579-1520 ext. 5231.

Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or on the website at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters are eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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