Senior seriously injured after being struck by bus in Burnaby: RCMP

Jan 20 2020, 4:35 pm

An 82-year-old man is in hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a bus in Burnaby this morning.

According to Burnaby RCMP, frontline officers responded to a report that a pedestrian had been hit at the intersection of Imperial and Royal Oak Avenue in Burnaby.

Police note that while the circumstances of what led up to the collision are still under investigation, it is believed that the pedestrian “was not in a marked crosswalk when he was struck.”

“Police are also asking that pedestrians please ensure they are visible, particularly in the early morning and late evening,” said RCMP in a release. “In addition, please use marked crosswalks and ensure that you have made eye contact with drivers prior to entering the roadway.”

RCMP is asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision or potentially have dashcam video in the area when the collision took place to contact the detachment at 604-646-9999, or if you wish to remain anonymous contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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