Man dead following crash between pickup, two motorcycles

CENTRE WELLINGTON – One person is dead following a three-vehicle collision here today.

Emergency crews were called to the scene at Wellington Road 19 at the 6th Line of Centre Wellington on May 1 at about 4:15pm.

Police say two motorcycles were travelling east when they collided with a pickup truck also travelling east.

“A male motorcycle operator was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and has since succumbed to his injuries,” police stated in a press release.

Police later identified the man as John Bott, 65, of Nichol Township.

A female motorcycle operator and the driver of the pickup truck were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police continue to investigate the crash.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision can contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at Tip providers may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.