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Motorcyclist collides with tractor in South Surrey

Police say a 22-year-old motorcyclist who couldn’t stop in time for a farm tractor was lucky not to be more seriously injured in the resulting crash.

The incident occurred around 3:45 p.m. Thursday in the 19000-block of 8 Avenue.

According to witnesses, the westbound motorcyclist – a resident of the Interior – had to brake from a high speed unexpectedly, as a tractor pulled out of a driveway to turn left onto 8th.

The motorcyclist then skidded a few metres before dropping the Suzuki on its side and bouncing off the rear trailer tire of the tractor.

From there, the rider slid off the bike and into bushes of the property from which the tractor was emerging.

He suffered lacerations and injuries to his mid-section and lower back.

Investigation is ongoing, and police say it’s possible the motorcyclist will be ticketed.

 

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