Motorcyclist dies as a result of injuries

The 33-year-old Saanich man who crashed his motorcycle Oct. 4 has died as a result of his injuries

  • Oct. 22, 2015 11:00 a.m.

The 33-year-old Saanich man who crashed his motorcycle Oct. 4 has died as a result of his injuries.

Saanich Police responded to the crash that occurred at about 2 a.m. Oct. 4 in the area of Glanford Avenue and Leaside Avenue. The rider was found to have suffered serious head injuries and was taken to Victoria General Hospital, where he was placed in a medically induced coma. The man died Oct. 14 as a result of his injuries.

“Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the motorcycle rider during this difficult time,” said Sgt. Steve Eassie with the Saanich Police.


Police are not releasing the man’s name and the B.C. Coroners Service will work with police to review the evidence of the collision.



Just Posted

Two to hospital after University of Victoria sailing mishap

Wind gusts capsize boat of recreational club sailors

Victoria’s deaf community advocates for different sign languages to be recognized on federal accessibility act

Advocates also want Indigenous Sign Language to be recognized on the Indigenous Language Act

Transport Canada announces funds for pollutant clean up in Victoria Park, removal of abandoned boats

Contaminants at Laurel Point Park will be removed starting at the end of September

Volunteers gather in Metchosin for B.C.’s 1st ever search and rescue joint training

Around 200 volunteers came out for the three-day training program

Moon Lantern festival to light up Gordon Head

Saturday night festival celebrates harvest moon, fall season

Conservation officer frees B.C. deer from flotation gear mishap

BC Conservation Officer Service is reminding residents to keep backyards clear of entanglements

Ottawa to name new ambassador for women, peace and security, Freeland says

Chrystia Freeland also confirmed Canada would spend about $25 million to fund number of initiatives

5 things to do this weekend in and around Greater Victoria

Sooke Apple Fest returns, Saanich lights up with lantern festival and anarchists unite for downtown book fair

‘A little bright spot:’ Ottawa residents rescue dog trapped beneath rubble

Freelance journalist says rescue of a dog trapped under rubble was happy ending amid chaos in Ottawa

VIDEO: B.C.-born firefighter remembered by MP in emotional speech

Family asks first responders to look after one another in wake of suicide, growing concerns of PTSD

Airline has ‘close call’ with drone while en route to B.C. airport

Jazz Aviation reported the drone sighting near Vancouver to the RCMP and Transport Canada

Tragic accident claims life of B.C. toddler

Fundraising effort has been created to help mom and family

‘I’m no quitter’ on climate change issues, McKenna says at G7 ministers meeting

David Suzuki says if McKenna believes what she’s saying, she too should quit

Most Read