One man dead after motorcycle accident in Mission

The rider, a 56 year old man, died on scene after crash on Lougheed Highway on Tuesday night

One man is dead after a motorcycle accident in Mission on Tuesday evening.

According to information provided by Fraser Valley Traffic Services (FVTS), the accident occurred on April 30 at approximately 6:05 p.m.

Mission RCMP and emergency services responded to a motorcycle collision at Lougheed Highway and Hawkins Pickle Road.

An email, sent to the Record by FVTS says “It was determined that a motorcycle with a lone rider failed to negotiate a turn and collided with the cement barriers on the south side of Lougheed Highway. The rider, a 56 year old man from the North Okanagan area, died from his injuries at the scene.”

FVTS, the Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service and the BC Coroners’ Service continue to investigate the cause of this crash.

At this time, police are exploring rider inexperience as one possible contributing factor.

Anyone with information regarding this collision who has not already spoken with police is asked to call FVTS in Chilliwack at 604-702-4039.

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