Calgary, AB,

Police investigate fatal motorcycle collision along Memorial Drive

At approximately 2 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2023, a motorcycle collision occurred on eastbound Memorial Drive N.W., approaching the Centre Street Bridge.

At the time, a semi-truck and trailer, operated by a 39-year-old man, was stationary in the right lane along Memorial Drive N.W., when a green 2011 Kawasaki EX400 motorcycle, driven by a 20-year-old man, collided with the rear of the trailer.

The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the semi-truck was not injured in the collision.

Excessive speed is believed to be a factor in this collision. Alcohol or drugs are not considered to be factors in this collision.

Our Traffic Section continues to investigate this collision. Anyone with dashcam footage, or who has information about this incident is asked to contact police by calling 403-266-1234. Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477


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