Peterborough County OPP – Motorcycle Strikes Residence in Norwood

In Police Blotter

Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and emergency crews responded to a serious single vehicle collision on Highway 7 just shortly after 6:30pm on November 5, 2023.

A homeowner called 911 reporting that a motorcycle had left the roadway, crossed their property, and struck their residence. The homeowner came out to find the motorcycle and rider laying on the ground. A second motorcycle was reported to have been at the scene but left prior to police arrival.

Additionally, Peterborough County OPP received traffic complaints of two motorcycles travelling eastbound on Highway 7 at a high rate of speed a short time prior to the collision.

The 18-year-old driver sustained life-threatening injuries as a result of the collision and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The driver was later transported to a trauma centre.

Anyone who may have witnessed or has video/dash camera footage of the collision and has not spoken with police is asked to contact the Peterborough County OPP Detachment at 1-888-310-

Pete Fisher
Author: Pete Fisher

Has been a photojournalist for over 30-years and have been honoured to win numerous awards for photography and writing over the years. Best selling author for the book Highway of Heroes - True Patriot Love

Join Our Newsletter!

Want to keep up to date on news and events in Northumberland? Subscribe to newsletter!

You may also read!

Northumberland County Council – Cobourg Resident Extends Brookside Pleas Beyond Town Borders

By Cecilia Nasmith/Today's Northumberland Not content to present his plea to the Town of Cobourg or Infrastructure Ontario alone, Cobourg


Northumberland County Celebrates Achievements on National Housing Day

By Cecilia Nasmith/Today's Northumberland Northumberland County observed National Housing Day on Nov. 22 with a press release that contained some


Tree Limb Disables Transport in Cobourg There were no injuries after a transport struck a tree in Cobourg on Wednesday, November 29, 2023. At approximately 1:30


Mobile Sliding Menu

Terms | Privacy |