Pedestrian killed after being struck by vehicle on Highway 1 in Abbotsford

Aug 2 2019, 5:37 pm

A pedestrian has passed away after being hit by a vehicle on Highway 1 in Abbotsford.

According to Fraser Valley Traffic Services, the incident took place on Thursday, August 1, at approximately 7 pm.

Emergency services attended to a report of a pedestrian who was struck on Highway 1, near Clearbrook Road.

So far, investigators have determined that a commercial vehicle driving westbound struck a pedestrian on the roadway.

The pedestrian, a man in his 50s, was found deceased at the scene.

The driver of the truck was taken to the hospital with minor injuries and has since been released.

Highway 1 moving westbound was closed for nearly seven hours while investigators were on scene. Roads opened just before 2 am this morning.

Fraser Valley Traffic Services, in conjunction with the British Columbia Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement Unit, and the BC Coroners’ Service will be continuing to investigate the incident.