According to police, at approximately 2:00 AM On Thursday, July 23rd, 2015, the Niagara Emergency Medical Services, St Catharines Fire Services and the Niagara Regional Police Service were dispatched for a motorcycle that had left the roadway on Fifth Street Louth in the City of St Catharines, in the Region of Niagara.
Initial investigation revealed that a 52-year-old male resident of Pelham was riding his 2003 Honda motorcycle south bound on Fifth Street Louth, south of St. Paul Street West, when he lost control of his motorcycle and left the west side of the travelled portion of the roadway. This male was thrown from the motorcycle and struck his head and was later located by a driver from a passing motor vehicle that noticed the motorcycle on the ground. The driver of this motor vehicle and his passengers tended to the motorcyclist until Emergency Services personnel arrived. Emergency Services personnel were unable to revive this male who had succumb to his injures and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
This collision remains under investigation by the Coroner’s Office, Detectives of the Niagara Regional Police Services Collision Reconstruction Unit and the Forensic Services Unit.
Any witnesses with information regarding this collision are asked to contact investigators at (905) 688-4111, extension 5500.
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