Police seek witnesses to fatal crash at Fernbank-Eagleson Sunday

UPDATE, Oct 31: 

(via Ottawa Police)

The Ottawa Police Collision Investigation Unit is investigating a fatal collision which occurred at 5:35 pm on October 30, at the intersection of Eagleson and Fernbank Road. The collision involved a red Hyundai Accent driven by a 47 year old male and a Honda motorcycle driven by a 59 year old male.

The driver of the Honda Motorcycle was transported to an area hospital by Ottawa Paramedic Service, unfortunately the driver died at the hospital overnight. He is identified as George “Rick” Ellas, of Ottawa.

Alcohol and speed do not appear to have been factors in this case.

If anyone has information about this collision, contact the Ottawa Police Service Collision Investigation Unit, at 613-236-1222, ext. 2481. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.


CFRA is reporting that a 59-year-old motorcyclist has been taken to hospital in critical condition with cardiac arrest.


(via Ottawa Police)

The Ottawa Police Service is currently investigating a serious collision between a motor vehicle and a motorcycle that occurred at 535pm today at the intersection of Eagleson Road and Fernbank Road.

Eagleson Road is closed in both directions from Cope Drive Southbound to Bridgetone Drive Northbound.

Fernbank Road is closed Eastbound from Templeford.


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