Burnaby crash sends motorcyclist to hospital
Published Wednesday, December 25, 2019 3:35PM PST Last Updated Wednesday, December 25, 2019 5:14PM PST
A motorcyclist is spending Christmas in hospital after colliding with an SUV in Burnaby Wednesday afternoon, according to Burnaby RCMP (CTV)
VANCOUVER -- A motorcyclist is spending Christmas in hospital after colliding with an SUV in Burnaby Wednesday afternoon.
Burnaby RCMP told CTV News Vancouver the crash happened around 2 p.m. in the westbound lanes of Canada Way, between Imperial and Edmonds streets.
The collision sent the motorcyclist to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.
Police closed Canada Way in both directions as they conducted their investigation, and a spokesperson said the road would remain closed at least until 5 p.m.
The cause of the incident is still under investigation, police said.
Video from the scene showed police taking a man into custody.
A spokesperson for Burnaby RCMP could not say whether speed or impaired driving was a factor in the crash.