Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash identified
Published Thursday, October 4, 2018 11:57AM EDT
Last Updated Friday, October 5, 2018 11:20AM EDT
Police have identified the man killed in a head-on crash in Middleton.
Matthew Allan Zwiep, 38, initially suffered serious, life-threatening injuries following an early-morning collision on Thursday.
Ontario Provincial tweeted that the man had died that evening in hospital.
UPDATE- 38 yr old #motorcyle operator pronounced deceased in hospital after colliding head on with an SUV on Norfolk County Rd 30 in Middleton earlier this morning #NorfolkOPP continuing to investigate. #DriveSafe ^es pic.twitter.com/LuXmvz3zoI— OPP West (@OPP_WR) October 5, 2018
It happened on Norfolk County Road 30 in Middleton at around 5:39 a.m.
Police determined that a motorcyclist crossed over the centre line while travelling southbound and collided head-on with an SUV.
The rider was ejected and collided with a tree.
He was transported to local area hospital with serious injuries.
The SUV entered the east ditch and rolled over.
The driver, a 35-year-old male, suffered minor injuries.
Police closed the road between Goshen Road and Plowman’s Line for approximately five hours while the investigation was ongoing.
There was no word on a cause or whether any charges would be laid.