Motorcyclists hit wire strung across Central Saanich Road

Police investigating after two people suffer minor injuries in Sunday incident.

  • Jun. 6, 2016 8:00 p.m.

A motorcycle driver and his passenger were injured when they hit a wire or fishing line strung across a rural road in Central Saanich on Sunday, June 5.

Central Saanich Police Service reported in a media release the pair were riding along Thompson Place at around 12:25 p.m. when they drove into the wire or fishing line that had been strung across the road. The wire cut through the pasenger’s jacket and left a minor cut on her arm. The driver’s leg was also cut.

The windshield of the motorcycle was damaged in the incident.

Police are asking the public to report any information they might have about the incident to 250-652-4441, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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