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Mini Cooper driver sought following fatal motorcycle collision

Police seeking public's assistance in identifying the male driver who was in the area of the collision in Vaughan in July 19
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Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit are seeking a male suspect following a fatal collision involving a motorcycle in the City of Vaughan.

On Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at approximately 10:50 p.m., police were called to the area of Highway 7 and Martin Grove Road, for a fatal motor vehicle collision involving a silver Honda Civic and a Kawasaki sport motorcycle.

The rider of the motorcycle, a 44-year-old male from Rexdale, was sadly pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver and passenger of the Honda Civic were transported to hospital with minor injuries.

Investigators are looking to identify a suspect who was driving a dark-coloured Mini Cooper, described as having red racing stripes, a spoiler, low profile tires and a loud exhaust, that was in the area of the motorcycle when the accident occurred. The driver is urged to seek counsel and contact the Major Collision Investigation Unit.

Anyone who can identify the driver or has information regarding the suspect vehicle is asked to contact investigators.

The investigation is ongoing and any witnesses who have not yet spoken with police, or anyone who may have dashcam footage from the area, are asked to please come forward.

Investigators have opened a digital evidence portal where members of the community can upload any photos, video surveillance or dashcam footage of the collision. Evidence can be uploaded directly to investigators at the following link.

York Regional Police is asking anyone with information to contact the Major Collision Investigation Unit by calling 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7704, or to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online.