11/09/2012 02:25 EST | Updated 01/09/2013 05:12 EST

Man and woman killed after their motorcycle strikes a car in Vancouver

VANCOUVER - Two people are dead after a motorcycle crashed into a car in Vancouver.

Both the man and woman riding on the motorbike were killed.

The woman was 22, but the man's age was not immediately known.

The driver of the car was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Vancouver Police say the deaths bring to 16 the number of people killed in traffic accidents this year in the city.