A motorcyclist has been seriously injured after a multi-vehicle crash shut down Vancouver’s Lions Gate Bridge for several hours on Tuesday night.
West Vancouver police say the crash occurred at around 8 p.m. when a 59-year-old motorcyclist heading north attempted to overtake a vehicle. The North Vancouver man was rushed to hospital with serious injuries, police say.
A husband and wife in another vehicle were also reportedly taken to hospital with minor injuries.
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The crash shut down the bridge for about five hours, and the Vancouver Police Department’s collision investigation unit was on the scene to help with the investigation.