Nanaimo, BC: On Monday September 12, 2016 just after 09:00 am Nanaimo RCMP received a call of a motor vehicle accident at Dickinson Road and Southampton Rd. Nanaimo RCMP officers attended and found a motorcycle had struck a Mercedes. The operator of the motorcycle was lying over the hood of the Mercedes. The driver of the motorcycle was transported by ambulance to Nanaimo Regional General Hospital where he was treated for injuries to his wrists.
Investigators determined the motorcycle had been westbound on Dickinson Road when the driver of the Mercedes came out of the parking lot, across from South Hampton Rd, and struck the motorcycle. The driver of the Mercedes was not injured and remained at the scene. A portion of Dickinson Road was closed for approximately one hour and traffic was re-routed.
The investigation is ongoing.
File # 2016-30463