Motorcycle crash closes Haney bypass

Motorcycle crash closes Haney bypass

Westbound lanes closed near Lougheed Highway in Maple Ridge

Ridge Meadows RCMP responded to a motorcycle-vehicle accident on the Haney Bypass Tuesday afternoon.

Police closed off the west-bound lanes at 222nd Street and Lougheed Highway at about 4:30 p.m.

The accident happened near Callaghan Avenue after the motorcycle collided with the back of an SUV.

The westbound lanes were closed for about half an hour, then re-opened to allow traffic move in both directions.

The motorcyclist was taken to hospital by ambulance, while the occupants of the vehicle were not injured.

The collision resulted in the motorcycle sliding beneath the SUV.