2 pedestrians dead after fatal collisions in Metro Vancouver

Nov 28 2019, 5:09 pm

Two pedestrians have died after being involved in fatal collisions in Metro Vancouver.

The first incident occurred in Burnaby on November 27 at 1:15 pm. RCMP officers responded to reports that an elderly female pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Willingdon Avenue and Beresford Street.

The driver remained on scene and is cooperating with the police investigation. The 88-year-old woman was transported to hospital where she later died, confirmed RCMP.

Authorities continue to investigate and are appealing to the public for witnesses and possible dash-cam footage of the collision.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Burnaby RCMP at 604-646-9999, or contact Crime Stoppers if you wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or go to www.solvecrime.ca.

The second collision took place in Abbotsford on Thursday morning at 5:07 am. Abbotsford Emergency Services responded to a collision at the intersection of Clearbrook Road and Peardonville Road.

Emergency service workers located a woman in her forties who was struck by a pickup truck. She was transported to hospital and has since succumbed to her injuries.

The driver remained on scene and is cooperating with the police. The cause of the collision has not yet been determined, but police say impaired driving is not being considered a factor.