A pedestrian is dead after trying to cross the Trans-Canada Highway during Wednesday morning’s rush hour.
Burnaby RCMP BC Highway Patrol and Emergency Services responded to the fatal collision on the westbound portion of Highway 1 at the Grandview HOV exit around 8:10 am.
Cap. Mike Halskov of BC Highway Patrol says a person tried to cross a highway and was struck by a vehicle, and an investigation is underway.
At 10 am, two westbound lanes remained closed, and motorists were told to expect delays.
Police are looking for information about a second vehicle they say left the scene after rear-ending the car that hit the pedestrian.
Anyone with information about this crash, including any dashboard camera video, is asked to call BC Highway Patrol in Burnaby at 604-526-9744.