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Burnaby man, 80, dies of injuries after being hit by car
An elderly man has died of his injuries after being hit by a car while crossing the street early Thursday morning, say Burnaby RCMP.
The accident happened at about 6:30 a.m. around Oakland Street and Elgin Avenue. The pedestrian, an 80-year-old Burnaby man, was taken to Royal Columbian Hospital and was later pronounced dead as a result of his injuries, say RCMP.
The driver of the car was taken to Burnaby Hospital. No names are yet being released pending notification of next of kin.
The area around Oakland and Elgin continued to be closed to traffic Thursday afternoon while police conducted its investigation.
Anyone with information about the accident is asked to call Burnaby RCMP Traffic Services at 604-294-7922.