06/10/2015 07:09 EDT | Updated 06/10/2016 05:59 EDT

Hit-and-run crash in Vancouver injures young motorcyclists

A man and a woman, both in their 20s, were taken to hospital with serious injuries after being struck on their motorcycle by a hit-and-run driver, according to Vancouver police.

The crash happened just after 1 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Victoria Drive and E 43rd Avenue in Vancouver. 

Officers with the Vancouver Police department closed several blocks of Victoria Drive while they investigated the incident.

An officer on scene said the motorcyclists were in pretty rough shape as they were being loaded into ambulances, and that they weren't able to immediately provide any details of the crash. 

A description of the suspect's vehicle wasn't immediately known.