Collision took place Oct. 23 on Lougheed Highway. THE NEWS/files

Collision took place Oct. 23 on Lougheed Highway. THE NEWS/files

Motorcyclist dies of injuries from highway collision

Incident took place Wednesday on Lougheed Highway

A motorcyclist involved in a collision Oct. 23 on Lougheed Highway in Pitt Meadows has died of his injuries, said Ridge Meadows RCMP Const. Julie Klaussner.

The crash occurred in the eastbound lanes at about 8:30 a.m., at Allen Way, involving a motorcycle and van.

There are no criminal charges expected in connection with the incident, Klaussner said.

B.C. Emergency Health Services said that three paramedic crews responded and treated one patient on scene before transporting the patient to hospital in critical condition.

An RCMP accident reconstruction team was on scene much of the day.

According to the B.C. Coroner’s Service, in 2018, B.C. saw 51 motorcycle deaths, the highest number in a decade.



pmelnychuk@mapleridgenews.com

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