Burnaby RCMP seeks witnesses, dash cam video after weekend collision that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist

Burnaby, Information Wanted

2024-01-08 13:31 PST

File # 2024-690

Burnaby RCMP is seeking dash cam video and additional witnesses after a weekend collision that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist.

On Saturday, January 6, at 12:20 p.m., Burnaby RCMP frontline officers responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle and an SUV at the intersection of Grange Street and Chaffey Avenue.

It was reported that a motorcycle was travelling westbound on Grange Street and an SUV travelling eastbound was turning north onto Chaffey Avenue when the collision occurred. The motorcyclist, a 54-year-old man, was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries. The driver of the SUV, a 46-year old woman, was also transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

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

The motorcyclist died in the hospital several hours later.

If you witnessed the incident and have not spoken to police, our investigators would like to hear from you, said Cpl. Mike Kalanj with Burnaby RCMP. Please contact Burnaby RCMP if you have any type of video in the area of the collision, whether it is from a dash cam or electronic vehicle cameras.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or may have video in the area of Grange Street and Chaffey Avenue between 11:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 6, is asked to contact Burnaby RCMP at 604-646-9999 and quote file number 2024-690.

Released by:

Cpl. Michael Kalanj
Media Relations Officer
Burnaby RCMP
6355 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby, BC, V5G 2J2
Office: 604-646-9566
Fax: 604-646-9704

Email: burnaby_rcmp_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: burnaby.rcmp.ca

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