Motorcyclist dies after collision with truck in Saanich

Motorcyclist dies after collision with truck in Saanich

A blue motorcycle is seen at the scene of a collision on Boleskine Road on Sept. 11.

A 58-year-old man from North Saanich is dead following a collision between a motorcycle and a truck on Monday afternoon.

Saanich police said they received multiple 911 calls just after 12:30 p.m. about a crash involving a truck and a motorcycle at the intersection of Boleskine Road and Whittier Avenue. The motorcyclist was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Boleskine Road in Saanich is shut down in both directions. Police, including officers from the Saanich Police Crash Analyst Team, are still at the scene and expect to have Boleskine Road closed to vehicles and pedestrians for most of the evening. They are asking people to plan alternate routes.

Police are still investigating the cause of the crash and have not released the identity of the man. Anyone with information is asked to call Saanich police at 250-475-4321 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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