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Fatal collision #34/2019,
Steeles Avenue East and McCowan Road

Broadcast time: 09:00
Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Traffic Services

Case #: 2019-1534741

On Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 1:29 p.m., police received a report of a collision in the area of Steeles Avenue East and McCowan Road.

It is reported that:

- a 39-year-old man was driving a motor vehicle westbound on Steeles Avenue East turning left to travel south on McCowan Road

- a 42-year-old man was operating a motorcycle eastbound on Steeles Avenue East through the intersection of McCowan Road

- the turning motor vehicle collided with the motorcycle

- the 42-year-old motorcyclist was taken to hospital and succumbed to his injuries

The investigation is ongoing by members of Traffic Services.

Police are asking local residents, business, and drivers, who may have security or dash camera footage of the area or incident, to contact investigators.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1900, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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Detective Constable Scott Matthews, Traffic Services, for Superintendent Scott Baptist, Traffic Services