A motorcycle rider was seriously injured in a Strathcona County collision. 

On Wednesday (Aug. 17) at 7:35 p.m., Strathcona County RCMP and Strathcona County Emergency Services responded to a collision at Highway 16 and Range Road 213. 

Police say a van made a left turn onto Highway 16 westbound from Range Road 213, and a motorcycle was traveling eastbound on Highway 16 when the collision occurred. 

The lone male driver of the motorcycle was transported to hospital by STARS with serious injuries. 

The driver and passenger of the van were not injured.

A portion of Highway 16 was shut down for some time Wednesday evening while police investigated the crash.