Teen dies after motorcycle hits hydro pole

A hydro pole was left snapped in half after a motorcycle crashed into in on Ridout Street early Monday morning. (Justin Zadorsky / CTV London)

London police are working to piece together the circumstances that led to a fatal motorcycle collision overnight on Ridout Street.

The crash occurred around 1:40 a.m. on Ridout Street just south of Thames Park.

A 17-year-old died in hospital after the motorcycle he was riding hit a hydro pole in the area. Police believe speed was a factor.

Police closed Ridout Street between Elmwood Avenue and Craig Steet with members of the Traffic Management Unit investigating and the street was re-opened around 11 a.m.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to call the London Police Service at (519) 661-5670 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477).

Source: Teen dies after motorcycle hits hydro pole

July 17th, 2017|Categories: Motor Vehicle Collision|Tags: |
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