Burnaby RCMP investigate fatal vehicle fire caused by a collision

Burnaby

2022-06-28 07:43 PDT

File # 2022-21218

Burnaby RCMP’s Criminal Collision Investigation Team continues to investigate a fatal collision that resulted in the death of the driver.

On Tuesday, June 28, at 12:44 a.m. Burnaby RCMP frontline officers responded to a report of a vehicle on fire as a result of a collision, on Boundary Road near Canada Way in Burnaby. 

The vehicle, described as a Black Jeep Cherokee was travelling northbound on Boundary Road prior to the collision. The driver, and sole occupant was pronounced dead on scene. 

We would like to thank the multiple witnesses who attempted to save the driver and contacted emergency services, said Corporal Alexa Hodgins of the Burnaby RCMP, We understand that this type of event can be traumatic, however the actions of the witnesses are nothing short of heroic. 

Burnaby RCMP’s Criminal Collision Investigation Team has taken conduct of the investigation, which is ongoing. 

Police are asking anyone who witnessed this collision or may have dash cam video from Boundary Road between Grandview Highway and Kingsway Avenue between 12:00 a.m. and 1:00 a.m. to contact Burnaby RCMP at 604-646-9999, and quote file number 2022-21218.

Released by

Cpl. Alexa Hodgins

Media Relations Officer
Burnaby RCMP
burnaby.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (English only)
6355 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby, BC, V5G 2J2
Office: 604-646-9696

Email: burnaby_rcmp_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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