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23 July 2013Warning - this news article expired on 2013-08-23. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Updated Release - Fatal MVC North Front St.

Belleville, Ontario Just after 10:00p.m., on July 11th, 2013 officers responded to a two vehicle collision on North Front St near Donald St. involving a car and a motorcycle. The 27 year old male driver of the motorcycle, was transported to Belleville General Hospital by ambulance where he died as a result of injuries sustained in the collision. The driver and passenger in the car were not injured. The collision is being investigated by members of the Traffic Unit . Some witnesses have been identified. Anyone who witnessed the collision is asked to contact Belleville Police.

****Belleville Police had the N/B lanes of North Front St from College St. to Valleyview Cres., closed for a number of hours while conducting the investigation. Officers expect to open the north bound lanes of North Front shortly after 05:00a.m.

Added Information

On the 11th of July 2013 at 10:04 pm, Belleville Police Serviceresponded to the intersection of North Front Street and Donald Street for a seriousmotor vehicle collision. 27 year old Gregory Shepherd of Belleville sustained fatal injuries in the collision.

Onthe 23rd of July 2013, Belleville Police Service charged the driver of the car with two offences under the Highway Traffic Act:

  1. Turn - Not in Safety
  2. Contravene licence condition

The driver was released with a 23rd of September 2013 court date. Members of the Belleville Police Service Traffic Management Unit continue the investigation.