WAVERLEY: A second motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle resulted in the driver sustaining serious injuries on May 17.

At 5:38 p.m., firefighters and Halifax District RCMP responded to the 900 block of Waverley Road, near Spider Lake subdivision, for the crash.

Police spokesperson Cpl. Jade Spence said the the 20-year-old driver from Lower Sackville appeared to have lost control, driven off the road, and hit a tree.

“The male was transported to the QEII in Halifax with serious injuries,” said Cpl. Spence.

Cpl. Spence said a RCMP Traffic Analyst examined the scene. The road was closed temporarily, but has since re-opened.

The cause and circumstances of the collision are still under investigation.

This was the second serious motorcycle collision today in Waverley. Earlier May 17, just before 10 a.m., a motorcycle and a pickup truck collided resulting in the death of the 42-yr-old driver of the motorcycle.


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Pat has grown up in East Hants, having called Milford, and now Enfield home. He graduated from the journalism program at Holland College in 2001, and has spent time at newspapers in NL and Alberton and Summerside, PEI before becoming a reporter/photographer at The Weekly Press/The Laker in October 2008. He has a rescue kitty named Asha that is much loved—and spoiled. Pat is also our "social engagement guru." Check him out on twitter!