A motorcycle lies on Gorge Road East between Jutland and Washington on Sept. 26. (Keili Bartlett / News staff)

A motorcycle lies on Gorge Road East between Jutland and Washington on Sept. 26. (Keili Bartlett / News staff)

Motorcyclist seriously injured in early morning crash on Gorge Road

Incident happened just after 4 a.m. Wednesday

Gorge Road has been reopened after traffic was redirected for several hours Sept. 26 morning.

A motorcyclist is in hospital with serious injuries after a collision on Gorge Road early Wednesday morning.

Victoria Police say the incident happened just after 4 a.m. in the 200-block of Gorge Rd East.

The rider was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries, where they remain.

Gorge Road was closed between Washington and Jutland and motorists used alternate routes as buses and pedestrians were rerouted near the Galloping Goose trail.

The Victoria Police investigation is ongoing.

– With files from Keili Bartlett



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An inspector at the scene carries a motorcycle helmet after a single-vehicle crash on Gorge Road East. (Keili Bartlett / News staff)

An inspector at the scene carries a motorcycle helmet after a single-vehicle crash on Gorge Road East. (Keili Bartlett / News staff)

Motorcyclist seriously injured in early morning crash on Gorge Road