The area around the intersection of Burrard and West Hastings streets in downtown Vancouver is closed this evening due to a fatal accident.
According to a statement by Vancouver Police, a woman was killed in a collision after falling off a moving party bus in the area. The incident occurred at approximately 9:30 p.m. this evening.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency first responders.
Delays can be expected in the area as police are conducting an investigation on the incident; At this time, there is a major police presence in the area. Few details are available at this time as the investigation is in the early stages.
TransLink says bus routes 22, 135, and 160 have been rerouted in the area.