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UPDATE: Motorcyclist in collision near Cochrane succumbs to injuries

A 23-year-old motorcyclist that collided with a car north of Cochrane has passed away.

A collision between a motorcycle and car May 7 has resulted in the death of the motorcycle driver. 

Initial investigations by Cochrane RCMP determined that several vehicles were heading northbound on Highway 22, near Township Road 272 and as the first vehicle slowed to make a left-hand turn, the vehicles behind it slowed and came to a stop. 

The 23-year-old Calgary man driving his motorcycle northbound, collided with the stopped vehicles.

Bystanders and emergency responders on scene provided immediate first aid but the man succumbed to his injuries.

The collision remains under investigation and Cochrane RCMP ask that anyone who witnessed the collision but has not yet spoken to police, call them at 403-851-8000. 

In a press release, Cochrane RCMP said they extend their condolences to the man's family and friends.  

Anyone in need of support following the event is encouraged to reach out to Cochrane Victim Services, which provides 24-hours crisis response, support and referral services to victims of tragedy.