Motorcyclist 'seriously injured' in Calgary Trail crash: EPS

A motorcycle driver was taken to hospital with serious injuries after colliding with a truck Wednesday morning. June 30, 2021. (John Hanson/CTV News Edmonton)

A motorcycle driver was taken to hospital with serious injuries after colliding with a truck Wednesday morning, according to officials.

At approximately 11:24 a.m. police were doing traffic enforcement at Calgary Trail and 51 Avenue.

Police say they attempted to stop a 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle that did not have lawful validation tags.

The driver of the motorcycle drove into the intersection eastbound against a red light, where it was hit by a Ford F-150 driving southbound through a green light, said police.

After the crash the motorcycle driver attempted to run away and was arrested nearby.

Paramedics treated and transported the motorcycle driver to hospital with serious, non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

The intersection fully reopened around 4:30 p.m., said police.

EPS Major Collision officers continue to investigate.

Charges are pending against the motorcycle driver.