Burnaby RCMP appealing for additional witnesses after pedestrian is struck, critically injured by bus


2023-02-17 11:11 PST

File # 23-5590

Burnaby RCMP is investigating a collision between a bus and pedestrian that has resulted in critical, potentially life-threatening injuries to a 41-year-old man.

The pedestrian was walking near the Sperling-Burnaby Lake Station Bus Loop when he was struck by a southbound transit bus turning into the bus loop just after 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2023.

Burnaby RCMP’s Criminal Collision Investigation Team (CCIT) is working closely with Metro Vancouver Transit Police and the Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service (ICARS) to determine the circumstances.

It was dark and raining at the time of the crash, but all contributing factors in this incident are still under investigation. The bus driver is cooperating with police.

Burnaby RCMP is appealing for anyone with dash cam video from the area near the Sperling-Burnaby Lake Station Bus Loop taken between 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on February 16, 2023 to contact investigators.

Witnesses who have not yet spoken with police are asked to call Burnaby RCMP at 604-646-9999. Please quote file number 23-5590.

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Burnaby RCMP
6355 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby, BC, V5G 2J2
Office: 604-646-9900

Email: burnaby_rcmp_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: burnaby.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (English only)

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