Charges approved against alleged driver in fatal 2021 hit and run that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist

Burnaby

2022-06-02 12:36 PDT

File # 2021-21452

Charges have been approved against the alleged driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal hit and run that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist in June, 2021.

On June 19, 2021, Burnaby RCMP frontline officers responded to a report of a hit and run collision involving a vehicle and motorcycle at Canada Way and Imperial Street.

The motorcyclist who was hit did not survive his injuries. The driver of the vehicle involved in the collision left the scene.

Burnaby RCMP’s Criminal Collision Investigation Team took conduct of the investigation.

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After a nearly year-long investigation, 35-year-old Marcel Genaille now faces a charge of fail to stop at a scene of an accident in relation to the crash.

We know this death continues to impact the victim’s family, friends and loved ones, who have been left to grieve their loss knowing the driver involved did not remain at the scene, said Corporal Mike Kalanj with the Burnaby RCMP. Our officers have worked diligently over the past year to bring this matter before the courts.

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Cpl. Michael Kalanj

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