A motorcyclist received serious injuries after a collision with a SUV on Highway 18 at the intersection of Youbou Road on Aug. 9 just before 10 a.m.
Upon attendance, officers from the Lake Cowichan RCMP detachment found the driver of the motorcycle being attended to for injuries sustained as a result of the collision.
The motorcycle driver, a 71-year-old from Lake Cowichan, was transported to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.
The driver of the SUV, a 87-year-old from Youbou was not injured.
Initial investigation lead police to believe that the SUV, a grey 2011 Ford Escape, was attempting to make a left hand turn from Highway 18 onto Youbou Road, when it struck the motorcycle that was travelling west on Highway 18.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing.