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Motorcycle and vehicle collide in Vernon's East Hill neighbourhood

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UPDATE 3:39 p.m.

Vernon RCMP are asking for anyone who witnessed a motorcycle accident Thursday to contact them.

Const. Chris Terleski said just before noon, police received a report of a collision involving a motorcycle and a passenger vehicle at the intersection of 26th Street and 32nd Avenue.

"Frontline officers attended the location and after speaking to witnesses and the individuals involved, determined a motorcycle travelling eastbound on 32nd Avenue struck the side of a passenger vehicle in the intersection,” said Terleski.

“The operator of the motorcycle was transported from the scene by BC Ambulance Service for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.”

The incident remains under investigation and anyone who witnessed the collision, and has not already spoken to police, is asked to contact Const. Helgerson at 250-545-7171.


ORIGINAL 12:33 P.M.

A motorcycle rider was rushed to hospital following a collision in Vernon's lower East Hill neighbourhood around midday.

The motorcycle and a vehicle collided just before noon at the intersection of 26th Street and 32nd Avenue.

Vernon RCMP, firefighters and ambulance crews attended the scene.

The extent of the motorcycle rider's injuries are not known at this time, but it appeared the man was talking with emergency crews prior to being placed in an ambulance and taken to Vernon Jubilee Hospital.



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