23-year-old dies after motorcycle crash in East Vancouver

Aug 23 2019, 8:33 am

A 23-year-old Richmond man has died after a motorcycle crash in East Vancouver.

The single-vehicle incident took place on Thursday afternoon, just after 2 pm. According to a police report, the motorcyclist was travelling south on Boundary Road near Rumble.

The driver lost control and was thrown from his bike. Bystanders were reportedly performing CPR before paramedics arrived.

Officers from the VPD’s Collision Investigation Unit have not yet determined a cause of the crash, but they say that speed “appears to be a factor.”

This is Vancouver’s 10th motor vehicle-related fatality of 2019.