Man dies in Parksville motorcycle crash

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
August 8, 2018 - 1:46pm

Police say a motorcycle rider died after he crashed into the side of a bus that was blocking a road. Charges are being considered. submitted/RCMP

PARKSVILLE — A motorcycle crash claimed the life of a 48-year-old Parksville man.

Island District RCMP Cpl. Tammy Douglas said it happened late Monday evening on Smithers Rd., off the Alberni Hwy., where the rider crashed into the side of a bus.

Douglas stated the bus blocked the entire road and was in the process of being moved.

The motorcycle rider was pronounced dead on scene, accoding to police.

Charges are being considered as the investigaiton continues.


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