Motorcycle rider killed after colliding with truck

Police begin investigation into a fatal motor vehicle accident on Vye Road Saturday afternoon.

  • Sep. 10, 2011 8:00 a.m.
Abbotsford Police member places  cones after a fatal motorcycle MVA on Vye Rd east of Riverside on Saturday afternoon.

Abbotsford Police member places cones after a fatal motorcycle MVA on Vye Rd east of Riverside on Saturday afternoon.

A collision between a motorcycle and a five-ton truck in the 34300 block of Vye Road claimed the life of the 49-year-old motorcycle rider on Saturday afternoon at approximately 1:15 p.m.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 27-year-old driver of the truck was shaken, but remained on scene and was cooperative with police as they began their investigation.