A motorcyclist was injured when a Harley Davidson and a Dodge minivan collided Monday, Sept. 3, at the intersection of Brierley Hill and Maple Stret. GREG SAKAKI/The News Bulletin

Motorcyclist injured in crash in Brechin neighbourhood

NANAIMO – Minivan and motorcycle collide at Brierley Hill and Maple Street

A motorcyclist was hurt in a crash on a hill in the Brechin neighbourhood on Labour Day.

A Harley Davidson motorcycle and a Dodge minivan were involved in the collision, which happened just before 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 3, at the intersection of Brierley Hill and Maple Stret.

The male motorcycle rider was placed on a stretcher and transported by B.C. Ambulance Service to Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. Nanaimo Fire Rescue said at the scene that the motorcyclist had sustained non-life threatening injuries.

A witness said the motorcyclist was travelling uphill on Maple Street and the minivan was travelling uphill on Brierley when the collision occurred.

For coverage of other recent car crashes in the city, click here.

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