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Saanch police are on the scene of a fatal motor-vehicle accident that occurred Monday afternoon in Saanich.

A 58-year-old man from North Saanich was riding a motorcycle when it collided with a truck at 12:30 p.m. near the intersection of Boleskine Road and Whittier Avenue in Saanich.

He was transported to hospital in serious condition but later succumbed to his injuries.

Saanich police expect to be on scene well into the evening and are asking motorists to use an alternate route.

There’s no word on the condition of the truck driver involved in the collision.


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  • Mike Gibson

    He was a friend of mine, and he will be sorely missed. Rest in peace, Rodger.

    • Me_again4

      He was a wonderful teacher, friend, husband, father, mentor, and so much more. He was truly an original; a one of a kind. We’re all going to miss you, Rodger. You’ve left us all far too soon. Rest in peace, my dear friend.