A 70-year-old man from Queens County, P.E.I., is dead after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a vehicle in West St. Peters on Saturday.
At about 3:45 p.m., Kings District RCMP responded to a crash on Route 2 at MacAdam Road involving a motorcycle and a car. The motorcyclist was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital where he died as a result of his injuries, police say.
The driver and passenger of the car sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
A section of the highway was closed for about five hours after the collision.
An investigation is underway, police said.
It was the second fatal motorcycle accident in a week on P.E.I.
On Aug. 15, 33-year-old Ryan Mullally from Kingston, P.E.I., died after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a pickup truck on the Trans-Canada Highway in Charlottetown.
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