Two Calgarian motorcyclists were badly injured in a crash Sunday, according to Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.
"On Aug. 11, at approximately 9 p.m., the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP attended a motor vehicle incident where two motorcycles that were travelling in the same direction collided as each other while on Highway 3B and Bear Creek Road in Trail. A 55-year-old motorcyclist from Calgary, Alberta, was being followed by a 36-year-old female motorcyclist from Calgary, Alberta when she drove through some gravel and lost control of her motorcycle which causing the motorcycle to slide onto its side. The 36-year-old female motorcyclist could not stop in time, hit the sliding bike, and flew over her handlebars.The 55-year-old motorcyclist suffered broken ribs, lacerations, and possibly a collapsed lung. The 36-year-old female motorcyclist suffered injuries to her left leg. Both were transported to the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital in Trail for emergency treatment.