The Nelson Police Department are currently investigating a fatal accident near the hospital.

Motorcyclist dies in Nelson accident

A single vehicle accident involving a motorcycle in Nelson has claimed the life of a man.

A single vehicle accident involving a motorcycle in Nelson has claimed the life of a man.

The Nelson Police Department says at approximately 2 a.m. Tuesday, they were notified of a possible motor vehicle accident in the area of Kootenay Lake Hospital. Nelson members attended the area immediately and located the accident scene.

The rider was located and emergency medical attention was provided by members until EHS and the Nelson Fire Department.

The rider was transported to Kootenay Lake Hospital by EHS where he succumbed to his injuries.

At this time the name of the rider is being withheld pending notification of family.

Nelson Police, along with the assistance of the Nelson RCMP Integrated Collision Analyst are continuing their investigation as to the cause of the accident.

 

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