Motorcyclist may lose leg after serious crash

Monday afternoon accident involving semi in Surrey on 192 Street

A 49-year-old motorcyclist is in hospital suffering from serious injuries to his lower body after colliding with a semi-trailer truck Monday afternoon in Surrey.

RCMP say a white Freightliner semi-trailer unit was southbound on 192 Street at about 4:30 p.m., attempting to negotiate a westbound turn onto 95 A Avenue when it struck a red Triumph motorcycle that was southbound on 192 Street.

The driver of the motorcycle was taken to hospital with significant yet non-life threatening injuries to his lower body including the possibility of losing his left leg. The 37-year-old driver of the semi-trailer was not injured.

Speed appears to be a factor on the part of the motorcycle driver.

Surrey RCMP Criminal Collision Investigation Team (CCIT) is currently investigating and mechanical inspections will be completed on both vehicles. No charges have been laid.

Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP CCIT at 604-599-0502 or

“Motorcycle season is now in full swing,” Surrey RCMP Sgt. Drew Grainger said, urging both motorcyclists and other drivers to take care.

He said motorcyclists should also be aware of the new provincial legislation on mandatory approved helmets.

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