A motorcyclist was taken to hospital in critical condition after a collision with a van in Walkerville Thursday afternoon.

Windsor police say the crash took place around 1 p.m. at Chilver Road at Richmond Street.

The driver of the motorcycle is critical condition and he was taken into surgery at hospital.  His injuries are considered to be life threatening.

 The driver of the van and her nine-month-old infant were also transported to hospital as a precaution for observations.

 Accident reconstruction is on scene and the intersection is expected to be closed down for several hours.

Police say preliminary investigation indicates that the van involved in the collision was southbound on Chilver Road approaching Richmond Street.  The motorcycle was westbound on Richmond Street. 

The intersection is controlled by a stop sign for northbound and southbound traffic on Chilver Road.

The investigation is continuing and police say charges are pending.

 Anyone with information is asked to contact Windsor Police at 519-255-6700 ext. 4211, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS), online at www.catchcrooks.com, orSubmit a Tip on Facebook.