Revelstoke RCMP are looking for a motorcyclist they say caused a high-speed crash that resulted in multiple injuries on the Trans-Canada Highway on Sunday.
The incident happened 18 kilometres east of Revelstoke on June 21 at about 1:20 p.m. after an RCMP officer saw a motorcyclists speeding down the highway.
“When the speeding motorcyclist saw the police vehicle, the motorcyclist cut off a separate group of motorcycle riders, causing the two lead bikes to fall at highway speeds,” said Staff-Sgt. Kurt Grabinsky in a news release. “The speeding biker departed the area without stopping and has not yet been located.”
Two motorcyclists were injured and one had to be airlifted to hospital by BC Ambulance.
Police say the rider was driving a sport bike. He was wearing a jacket with white sleeves, a dark full-faced helmet and a black backpack. He was heading westbound and may have been seen in Revelstoke.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the RCMP at 250-837-5255.