Cambridge man dead after dirt bike hits SUV – CBC.ca

Cambridge man dead after dirt bike hits SUV - CBC.ca
38-year-old Cambridge man charged in fatal crash
A 31-year-old Cambridge man is dead after the dirt bike he was driving collided with an SUV late Wednesday night.

Police were called to the area of Dudhope Avenue and South Street in Cambridge just before midnight. An investigation found the man on the dirt bike was going west on South Street when police say he failed to stop at a stop sign and hit a KIA SUV, which was going south on Dudhope Avenue.

The driver of the car, a 67-year-old Puslinch man, had to be extricated from the vehicle. He was taken to hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Puslinch man killed in one of two fatal crashes in Cambridge

The impact caused the dirt bike rider to be thrown off the bike. He was taken to Cambridge Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A 38-year-old Cambridge man is facing several charges including impaired driving causing death and failing to remain at the scene of a collision.

The intersection was closed for several hours for an investigation. Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact the Waterloo Regional Police Service's traffic unit at 519-570-9777 ext. 8856 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

The driver of the bike, a 31-year-old Cambridge man, was transported to Cambridge Memorial Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

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Anyone who has dashcam footage or home monitoring video of the area is asked to contact the traffic unit at 519-570-9777 ext. 8791.

CAMBRIDGE  – Waterloo Regional Police have charged a 38-year-old Cambridge man after a crash killed one person Wednesday night.

Police allege an SUV failed to remain at the scene after the vehicle lost control, hitting a parked car then fleeing the scene.

Officers were called to Townline Road between Saginaw Parkway and Stonebrook Road around 7:20 p.m. Wednesday after an SUV and car collided.

Then just before 7:30, police responded to the area of Townline Road near Saginaw for a crash involving two vehicles. 

Officials confirmed to CTV News on Wednesday evening that one person had to be extricated from a vehicle.

Later, officers on scene confirmed that the driver of the car, a 67-year-old Puslinch man, had died in hospital.

Hes been charged with impaired driving causing death, dangerous operation causing death, 80 plus and failing to remain.

Police said a Kia SUV driven by a 29-year-old Cambridge man was going south on Dunhope and collided with a dirt bike driven by a 31-year-old Cambridge man who was going west on South.

Officers say his vehicle was also involved in a hit and run earlier in the evening off Saginaw Parkway.

It was one of two fatal accidents in Cambridge on Wednesday night. A man who was driving a dirt bike died after the bike collided with sport utility vehicle in the Galt area.

In that case, the SUV reportedly struck a parked car and fled the scene. The two crashes happend about 20 minutes apart.

Police are asking anyone in the area who has either dash cam footage or home monitoring video to contact them.

A fatal two-vehicle crash on Townline Road in Cambridge is seen here Nov. 6, 2019. (Jeff Pickel / CTV News)