Motorcycle accident near Oliver claims one life

On Friday June 7 at approximately 9:40 PM two motorcycles were witnessed traveling at a high rate of speed on Fairview Road in Oliver. 

One of the motorcycle operators turned unexpectedly in front of the other motorcycle causing a collision between the two bikes..

A 44-year-old male was found unresponsive at the scene and was transported by EHS to Oliver Hospital, where he was declared deceased. 

The other motorcycle operator.... a 33 yr old male... was transported to Oliver Hospital for treatment of "road rash".

South East District RCMP Traffic Analyst and BC Coroner are involved in the investigation. 

The outcome of a traffic analyst report will determine if any charges are to be laid.

Names are not be released out of respect of Next of Kin.