January 23, 2018

Yaletown man says policeman struck him

The man allegedly punched by a plainclothes Vancouver Police officer Tuesday night was treated for a cut lip by Vancouver Fire/Rescue Services.   The man was originally detained for riding his bicycle without a helmet and running a red light. Police say the incident, at Robson and Beatty, resulted in the man being confrontational with … [Read more...]

Eight year old in hospital after being struck by car while crossing the street

An eight year old is in hospital after getting hit by a car while crossing the street in Surrey just before 6pm Sunday. It happened on 140th Street and 74th Avenue, and RCMP say the girl was in the crosswalk, the walk light still flashing. Bob Pinkewycz says the girl was taken to hospital in serious, but non-life-threatening condition. "She … [Read more...]

Jogger struck and killed in Anmore

Coquitlam RCMP are investigating a deadly crash in Anmore. The name of the victim has not been released. It happened earlier today. A motorist struck and killed a jogger. East Road between Sunnyside Road and Hummingbird Drive is closed as police investigate. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

75-year-old woman struck and killed in Surrey

Surrey RCMP say a fatal collision between a car and a pedestrian Friday evening - was a "tragic accident."A 75-year-old woman was crossing 96th Avenue mid-block near 123rd Street around six o'clock.RCMP Inspector Dan Splinter says that's when she was hit. "There were a couple of witnesses who saw it, they were behind the vehicle that struck the … [Read more...]

Flagger struck in North Vancouver

A flag person has been struck and injured by a dump truck on the North Shore. It happened at a job site on Chamberlain Drive and Mountain Highway in North Vancouver. RCMP say a 31-year-old female flagger was struck by a slow-moving truck that was backing up at the time. She suffered leg injuries. CKNW Vancouver News … [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...]

A flag person was taken to hospital after being struck hard by a vehicle.

Another flag-person has been struck and seriously injured in Metro Vancouver.  This time it happened at 56th and 264th in Langley.  Diane Herback has been leading the charge to ensure flagperson safety is top of mind.  Herback says "At 56th and 264th a flagger has been struck to the point where she was thrown into a ditch."  She … [Read more...]

Elderly walker struck and killed

A man in his 80's is dead after being struck by an S-U-V in Langley. RCMP say the victim was wearing dark clothing and was crossing the road at 203rd Street and 66th Avenue. He suffered massive head injuries and died after arrival at hospital. Police say the area was poorly lit, the pavement was wet. They don't believe alcohol or speed … [Read more...]