February 18, 2018

Three sent to hospital after vehicle hits pedestrian on Stanley Park Causeway

A pedestrian is in critical condition after a single vehicle crash on the Stanley Park Causeway just before 8 o'clock Friday. Vancouver Assistant Fire Chief Joe Foster says when crews arrived on scene, the vehicle had rolled into the park. Two people in the vehicle were taken to Saint Paul's Hospital in stable condition. Foster says the pedestrian … [Read more...]

Pedestrian hit by car in New Westminster

A pedestrian was taken to hospital with moderate injuries after being hit by a car on 8th Street between 3rd and 4th Avenue in New Westminster just before 1am Sunday. New Westminster Police Sergeant Todd Matsumoto says there were several witnesses on scene, but few details are known.  "The driver of the vehicle is cooperating, he remained on … [Read more...]

NDP has suggestions on pedestrian safety

The NDP'S public safety critic has a suggestion for Attorney-General Shirley Bond. Kathy Corrigan says if Bond is really concerned about pedestrian safety in the wake of a number of accidents in Metro Vancouver, she should dip into the government's advertising fund. "15 million dollars could be better spent then on self-promoting ads and I think … [Read more...]

Pedestrian killed while crossing the street

One person is dead, another is in serious condition in hospital after being struck by a car while crossing the intersection of Kingsway and Joyce Road in East Vancouver. The roads are closed to traffic while police examine the scene. The victim in hospital is in serious condition. Further details are expected to be released by police … [Read more...]

Driver flees after hitting Pedestrian in Burnaby

A pedestrian suffered a broken leg and ribs after being hit by a car in Burnaby Sunday evening. RCMP Staff Sgt. Steve Crawford says the driver took off. "We certainly ask the driver now they've had a chance to catch their breath to contact the Burnaby RCMP so we can get this matter dealt with." Crawford is asking anyone with information to call … [Read more...]

Vancouver considers permanent Robson pedestrian plaza

A popular public plaza will remain open, continuing the closure of a section of a major street.After some positive feedback, the City of Vancouver has announced that the 800 block of Robson between Hornby and Howe will remain a car-free zone for the rest of 2012.City counciller Andrea Reimer says it could even become a permanent pedestrian … [Read more...]

Pedestrian killed by tour bus in Victoria

A 27 year old Victoria woman is dead after being hit by a tour bus at the intersection of Douglas and Humboldt streets in Victoria this morning. The victim died at the scene. The 44 year old driver immediately stopped the bus and is cooperating with police. The bus will undergo a full inspection. The same intersection saw a similar collision 13 … [Read more...]

Pedestrian struck and killed in Kitsilano

Vancouver's eighth traffic fatality of  2012 involved a woman struck by a car in Kitsilano during the noon hour. VPD Constable Lindsey Houghton says the 67-year old driver was trying to parallel park on the north side of the 28-hundred block of West Broadway. "Hhen for an unknown reason, the car accelerated, striking a 52-year old vancouver … [Read more...]

Driver of Cash Cab taxi won’t face charge in pedestrian death

No criminal charges are being pursued against the driver of a replica taxi that struck and killed a man last summer in Vancouver’s Gastown district. Investigators have determined there was no criminal intent when the vehicle being used in a production of the Discovery Channel's  Cash Cab struck the 61-year-old victim. It happened in the … [Read more...]

Pedestrian seriously injured in Port Moody

A 20-year old man is in intensive care at Royal Columbian Hospital after being hit by a pick-up truck yesterday afternoon in Port Moody. It happened just before 5:00 p.m. on Guildford Way near Falcon Drive. Coquitlam RCMP Staff Sgt. Mark McCutcheon says it could've been a hit-and-run... had it not been for an off-duty mountie,  "The officer … [Read more...]