84-year-old man killed in single-vehicle crash in Burnaby

Police are looking for witnesses to a fatal single-vehicle crash that left an 84-year-old man dead in Burnaby Friday morning.

RCMP responded to the collision on Canada Way at Burris Street just after 11 a.m.

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Investigators have determined the driver had been travelling eastbound on Canada Way when he left the roadway and slammed into a pole and a parked vehicle, according to police.

He was taken from the scene and died in hospital.

“It is believed that the 84-year-old male driver may have had a medical incident prior to the collision taking place,” stated an RCMP press release.

Anyone who witnessed the accident or might have dascam video of the crash is asked to call Burnaby RCMP at 604-646-9999. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or www.solvecrime.ca.

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