Members of the RCMP dive team are searching the Skeena River in Terrace.
Constable Angela Rabut with the Terrace RCMP Detachment confirms that the dive team is assisting in the investigation of a man was found seriously injured near the river Wednesday night.
Mounties believe the 50-year-old victim suffered a life-threatening wound to his neck somewhere along the river, but was able to make it up to the old Skeena bridge and flag down some help.
Rabut says the man is still in a Vancouver hospital and remains in serious condition.
RCMP are asking any witnesses that might have seen or heard something in the area Wednesday night to contact police or Crime Stoppers.