Elderly man killed in Burnaby collision between bus and SUV

Police believe he may have had a ‘medical incident’ before hitting the bus

An 81-year-old man is dead following a collision between a bus and a SUV in Burnaby on Wednesday afternoon.

Burnaby RCMP said that the SUV was travelling eastbound along Hastings Street when it hit a Coast Mountain Bus Company bus near the intersection with Holdom Avenue.

The elderly driver of the vehicle was taken to hospital in critical condition, where he later died.

One bus passenger was taken to hospital and the others were assessed at the scene.

Police say that the cause is still under investigation but that they believe the driver may have “suffered a medical incident” before colliding with the bus.

Anyone who saw the crash or may have dashcam video is asked to call police at 604-646-9999. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submit a tip online at www.solvecrime.ca.


@katslepian

katya.slepian@bpdigital.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

UPDATE: IHIT now on case of woman shot seven months ago in Chilliwack

Stanny Carr, 43, gunned down on Aug. 8, 2018, died March 6

PHOTOS: 2019 Everest Canadian Senior Curling Championships in Chilliwack

The national senior curling bonspiel is the first big event at the new Chilliwack Curling Club

Children’s drawings brighten up Chilliwack business

Student artwork chosen for exterior vinyl wrap at graphics company

New Chilliwack film fest showcases teen cinematography

The inaugural Chilliwack Student Film Festival is open to kids in Grades 9 to 12

VIDEO: 13-year-old killed in B.C. crash that involved five kids

The children range in age from six to 17.

MPs denounce leaked reports of Trudeau-JWR clash over Supreme Court pick

Opposition MPs called the leaks an act of desperation meant to smear Wilson-Raybould

Study says B.C.’s housing policies mean drug users can be targeted for eviction

The study involves 50 people living in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

VIDEO: Homicide team called in after three killed in Surrey car crash

Investigators ask public to come forward with information, dashcam video

Stranger climbs onto B.C. family’s second-floor balcony, lights fire in barbecue

Incident in Abbotsford terrifies family with two-year-old boy

UPDATED: Sailings resume after BC Ferries boat hits Langdale terminal

The Queen of Surrey is stuck on the dock, causing delays to Horseshoe Bay trips

Eviction halted for B.C. woman deemed ‘too young’ for seniors’ home

Zoe Nagler, 46, had been given notice after living in the seniors complex in Comox for six years

Coroner’s inquest announced for Victoria teen’s overdose death

Elliot Eurchuk was 16 years old when he died of an opioid overdose at his Oak Bay home

Vancouver Island home to B.C.’s luckiest lotto store

Five million-dollar winners have bought tickets from same Port Alberni corner store

Most Read