Motorcycle crash witness sought

Coquitlam RCMP hoping the driver of a dark-coloured sedan will come forward with information about an Aug. 2 collision involving an SUV and a motorcycle

Coquitlam RCMP are seeking the driver of a dark-coloured sedan who may have witnessed a crash that seriously injured a motorcycle driver.

The incident occurred Friday, Aug. 2 just before 8:45 p.m., when an SUV collided with a motorcycle travelling east on Foster Avenue in Coquitlam. The SUV was turning on to Emerson Street when the collision happened.

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In a press release, police asked that the driver of a dark-coloured sedan that was in the area at the time of this collision to come forward.

“All witnesses are useful but anyone who was in the dark sedan may have important information and we’d like to speak to them as soon as possible,” Cpl. Michael McLaughlin said in a press release.

Investigators are also interested in speaking with anyone who may have seen the motorcycle or SUV, or who may have dashcam video of either vehicle, while they were driving earlier in the evening of Aug. 2.

The driver of the SUV remained on scene and is cooperating with the RCMP. The 22-year-old driver of the motorcycle has been unable to give a statement because of his injuries.

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