Allegations of fatal Vaughan collisions

Written by Javed Iqbal

York Regional Police have laid charges in connection with a hit-and-run collision in Vaughan that left a motorcyclist dead.

Police were called to the area of ​​Highway 7 and Martin Grove Road around 10:50 p.m. on July 19 for a fatal collision involving a silver Honda Civic and a Kawasaki sport motorcycle.

A 44-year-old male motorcyclist from Rexdale was pronounced dead at the scene following the collision. The driver and passenger of the Honda Civic were transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

On July 20, investigators said they believe the motorcycle and a Mini Cooper were traveling at a high rate of speed before the collision and that the Mini Cooper did not remain at the scene. They released a description of the vehicle and urged the driver to come forward.

Police said Friday that the driver of the Mini Cooper contacted police on August 4 to report himself.

Francis Chaulk, 47, of Vaughan now faces a list of charges including dangerous operation causing death, dangerous operation causing bodily harm, failure to stop after an accident resulting in death, failure to stop after an accident resulting in bodily harm and driving a motor vehicle on the highway while performing a stunt.

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