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Update: Pickup truck driver charged with careless after crash with motorcycle on Hwy. 144: OPP

Road has been reopened

A 22-year-old from Chelmsford has been charged with careless driving causing bodily harm after allegedly causing a collision between a motorcycle and a pickup truck on Highway 144, south of Chelmsford.

Preliminary investigation revealed that around 1:25 p.m., the pickup truck was eastbound on Lavallée Road and proceeded to cross Highway 144 into the path of a northbound motorcycle.  

The motorcycle driver was transported to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. The other driver was not injured.  

The 22-year-old driver of the pickup truck has been charged.

Original story:  

Ontairo Provincial Police are on scene of a collision between a motorcycle and a pickup truck on Highway 144 near Lavallée Road, south of Chelmsford.

Serious injuries have been reported.

Northbound traffic is being detoured through Lavallée Road. Southbound traffic can get through at this time, said the OPP.