Police have added new information after a Paradise man was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident involving a motorcycle and an SUV early Wednesday evening.
Initial reports gave the man's age as 22, but on Wednesday night that was corrected to 32 years old.
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary said at the time a GMC SUV heading north on Paradise Road was attempting to turn left on to Acharya Place. The motorcycle attempted to pass the SUV but in doing so struck it. The driver landed in a ditch, while the motorcycle was found on a residential lawn.
Police and emergency crews responded to the incident. Paradise Road was closed from Camrose Drive to St. Thomas Line while investigators surveyed the scene.
The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary and emergency crews are currently on the scene of a serious traffic accident at the intersection of Paradise Road and Acharya Drive.
The crash involved a motorcycle and GMC vehicle and reports from the scene indicate the motorcyclist has died. Police officers have been observed loading a body into a van.
Investigators at the scene are advising that Paradise Road is closed from Camrose Drive to St. Thomas Line.
More details will be posted as soon as they're available.