Man seriously hurt in north Nanaimo motorcycle crash


Hwy. 19 long weekend traffic was snarled for southbound commuters due to a late Monday, Sept. 2 afternoon crash. (Submitted photo)

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff

Serious crash

Sep 03, 2019

NANAIMO — A motorcycle rider is in serious condition after he was thrown from his bike in a crash on Hwy. 19 in north Nanaimo.

RCMP Cst. Gary O’Brien said the motorcyclist rear-ended a tour bus on Monday, Sept. 2 just after 5 p.m. in the southbound lanes near the Welcome to Nanaimo sign.

“He was later airlifted to Victoria General Hospital where he’s considered stable with non-life threatening injuries,” O’Brien said of the out-of-province 56-year-old man with extensive injuries.

The older model Harley Davidson went up in flames and was destroyed, O’Brien said.

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