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Motorcycle driver, 18, dies after collision with pickup truck in Margate: P.E.I. RCMP

An RCMP officer drives a police vehicle in Surrey, B.C., on Friday, April 28, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck An RCMP officer drives a police vehicle in Surrey, B.C., on Friday, April 28, 2023. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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An 18-year-old man has died following a collision between a motorcycle and pickup truck in Margate, P.E.I.

East Prince RCMP responded to the collision on Route 6 around 5:20 p.m. Thursday.

Police believe the motorcycle driver lost control prior to the collision, according to a news release from RCMP.

The motorcycle driver, from Prince County, P.E.I., was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say no other injuries were reported.

"An RCMP Traffic Reconstructionist along with Island EMS, Kensington Police Service, and Kensington Fire Department also responded to the incident. Provincial Highway Safety was also called to assist with maintaining the road closure," says P.E.I. RCMP Cpl. Gavin Moore in the release.

 

For more Prince Edward Island news visit our dedicated provincial page.

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