Traffic in Metro Vancouver is bad even on a good day but yesterday’s evening rush hour was one of the worst days this year for traffic related incidents. In total, three pedestrians were struck and numerous crashes were reported.
An incident in downtown Vancouver involving a pedestrian on Georgia Street between Granville and Hornby Streets had traffic tied up with the majority of downtown Vancouver at a standstill.
Other traffic incidents reported last night around Metro Vancouver:
According to ICBC, there is a 16 per cent increase in vehicle accidents during the late afternoon commute over the two weeks following the Daylight Saving Time change compared to the two weeks prior to the change.