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Biker seriously injured
A biker participating in a Summer Stomp Poker Run was hurt in a collision on July 19.
At approximately 2:55 p.m., Salmon Arm RCMP responded to a motor-vehicle incident on Foothills Road and 12th Street SW, involving a motorcycle and a Subaru SUV.
The investigation into the incident revealed the driver of the Subaru turned left in front of the motorcycle causing the collision. The driver of the motorcycle, a 44-year-old man from Manitoba, was seriously injured in the collision and was transported to hospital by ambulance. His injuries are not life threatening. The driver of the Subaru, an 86-year-old Salmon Arm woman, was not injured but was charged under the Motor Vehicle Act for failing to yield the right of way.