Motorcycle collides with delivery truck in East Vancouver
Force of crash shears off bike's front handlebars
A man has been taken to hospital in serious condition after his motorcycle collided with a delivery truck at the corner of Semlin Drive and East Hastings Street shortly after 5 p.m. PT. Friday.
Vancouver Police Sgt. Jack Sullivan says the motorcycle was travelling east on East Hastings Street and the delivery truck was making a left hand turn on to Semlin Drive when the collision occurred.
"The force of the collision was pretty significant," said Sullivan. "A lot of people noticed it when it occurred and called 911."
Sullivan says the motorcycle rider was taken to hospital with serious, but non life-threatening injuries.
The intersection was closed to traffic for nearly an hour, but reopened around 6:30 p.m.