A man was sent to hospital after his motorcycle collided with a Mini Cooper in Burnaby Saturday. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Motorcycle crash sends man to hospital with life-threatening injuries

Rider collided with a car near Edmonds SkyTrain in Burnaby

A 28-year-old man is facing life-threatening injuries after his motorcycle collided with a car in Burnaby late Saturday afternoon.

Burnaby RCMP say that the motorcycle was headed southbound on Griffiths Drive just before 5 p.m. when it hit a Mini Cooper in the intersection on 18th Avenue. Reports say that the car was turning into the Edmonds SkyTrain station.

The motorcycle driver was thrown onto the ground and was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the Mini Cooper was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Police are still investigating but say that speed might be a factor in the crash. They do not believe drugs or alcohol were involved.


@katslepian

katya.slepian@bpdigital.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Power outage impacts more than 2,600 customers in Abbotsford

Outage in Clearbrook area ‘under investigation’ on Monday afternoon

Abbotsford election candidate apologizes for 2012 comments about drug users

Former mayor Bruce Banman said drug users were criminals and should be locked up

Defence in Fraser Valley chicken abuse cases asks BC Supreme Court to drop the charges

Sofina Foods and Chilliwack company say undercover video by ‘vigilante group’ violates Charter rights

Abbotsford musician Alex Smith to release first solo album

Hot Nothing, coming out on Sept. 29, features eight tracks

MISSING: Mission RCMP asking for help locating Kevin Hewko

Hewko, 32, last seen in Mission on Sept. 20, but is know to frequent Abbotsford

QUIZ: Do you know what’s on TV?

Fall is normally the time when new television shows are released

B.C. food and beverage producers set record sales in 2019

Farmed salmon again leads international exports

ZYTARUK: Fleecing students at U. of Fees

Students are forced to pay a scandalous heap of mandatory fees on top of their tuition

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

B.C. marriage annulled because husband was unable to have sex with wife

Husband did not disclose any sexual health concerns to his wife prior to marriage

Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

B.C. VOTES 2020: B.C. Liberals vow to eliminate sales tax for a year

From 7% to zero, then back in at 3% to stimulate economy

Most Read