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Fatal crash claims life of motorcyclist…

PRINCE GEORGE, BC: Police are continuing to investigate following a fatal collision on Friday… 

Police say at approximately 5:45 PM, officers received a report of a motor vehicle collision that occurred on the Hart near the intersection of Nordic Drive in Prince George.

Police and other emergency services attended the scene. A motorcycle and a minivan were involved in the collision. The lone rider of the motorcycle and lone driver of the minivan were transported to hospital for treatment.

The adult male motorcycle rider passed away as a result of injuries sustained in the collision. The adult male driver of the minivan is expected to survive.

The investigation into this tragedy is just beginning. Alcohol has been ruled out. 

This is the third collision involving motorcycles…

On Thursday at approximately 1:00 PM, the Prince George RCMP responded to a single motorcycle collision on Highway 97 and Kelly Road in Prince George. The lone adult female rider was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Also on Thursday at approximately 3:00 PM, the Prince George RCMP responded to a collision that occurred at the intersection of Central Street West and 15thAvenue and in Prince George. A motorcycle and a SUV were involved in this collision. No significant injuries reported.

Police would like to remind both vehicle and motorcycle operators to take extra caution on the roads, especially this time of year. Motorcycles are harder to see and it is the responsibility of all road users to look out for one another. 

Although all three of these incidents happened during daylight hours, the days are getting shorter and visibility more difficult, particularly when the sun is setting.  Please ensure that headlights are used at all times of the day, that you travel to the posted speed, and drive or ride to the conditions of the road.

If you witnessed the fatal crash incident or have any information about it, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300.

Written and released by Prince George RCMP with edits by PJXM News. 

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