CAMPBELL RIVER, B.C. - B.C.'s Independent Investigations Office is looking into a motorcycle crash near Campbell River early Sunday morning that involved RCMP.

The independent police watchdog says Mounties were trying to stop a motorcycle around 2 a.m. because the driver was allegedly not wearing a helmet.

During the incident the male motorcycle driver lost control at a high rate of speed and struck the RCMP cruiser, sustaining serious injuries.

He was taken to hospital for treatment.

Five investigators from the police oversight agency are involved.

The Campbell River RCMP are conducting the investigation into the actions of the motorcycle driver.

Also on HuffPost:

Loading Slideshow...
  • Police Chase at 186 MPH

    A video obtained by police in Canada allegedly showing 25-year-old Randy George Scott of British Colombia riding a motorcycle at speeds reaching at least 186 mph.

  • 'What Is Drugs?'

    Vardan Aslanyan allegedly led police on a wild chase before asking them a profound question.

  • Man Clings To Semi During High Speed Chase

    This wild chase features a semi speeding down the highway with a man clinging to the back of the vehicle. The best part, though, is the commentary of Fox News' Shepherd Smith.

  • NY Police Chase Limo

    This Westchester County limo driver takes the police for a crazy ride.

  • Woman Exits Moving Car During Chase

    What was she thinking!?

  • 7-Year-Old Steals Car

    This little tyke told police he took the car because he didn't want to go to church.