RNC looking for witnesses to fatal vehicle-motorcycle accident

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The RNC is looking for witnesses to a fatal motor vehicle-motorcycle accident on Kenmount Road in St. John’s about 11:15 a.m. Friday, Aug. 16.

The motorcycle driver, a 27-year-old man, died as a result of the accident.

The driver of the pickup that collided with the motorcycle, a 65-year-old man, has been charged with impaired driving causing death. He was released from custody to appear in provincial court at a later date.

The RNC said today it is believed that two individuals witnessed the collision and may have additional valuable information to assist the RNC Accident Investigation Section.

The RNC is looking to speak with the two occupants of a dark four-door sedan who were in the vicinity of the motorcycle and the truck at the time of the collision.

The vehicle in question had been travelling east on Kenmount Road and turned into the City Tire parking lot and parked facing Kenmount Road near a U-haul Truck. Those individuals are asked to contact the RNC.

Anyone who has any information in relation to the collision is asked to contact the RNC at 729-8654 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can also provide information anonymously on the NL Crime Stoppers website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.

Organizations: RNC Accident Investigation Section.The RNC, Crime Stoppers, City Tire RNC.Anyone

Geographic location: Kenmount Road

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  • Mark
    August 22, 2013 - 23:49

    uhhhhh.. Why didn't police get their names or plate number at the accident scene?