Man injured in motorcycle crash south of Hixon

One man is in hospital following an early morning crash south of Hixon. 

Quesnel RCMP and North District Traffic Services were called to the scene of a motorcycle crash shortly after 7 a.m. this morning. The accident occurred on Highway 97 approximately five kilometres south of Hixon

A northbound Suzuki motorcyclist lost control of this bike and the driver and lone rider was thrown from the bike. The 23-year-old-male driver was taken to hospital with injuries that have been described as serious.

The highway was closed for a period of time but has since reopened in both directions. The investigation continues and police believe that speed to be a factor in this crash.

Anyone who may have witnessed this crash, and have not yet spoken to police are asked to call the North District Traffic Service sat 250 649-4004