Man found at side of highway in critical condition

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Burnaby RCMP are asking for the public's help in figuring out what happened to a man found injured on the shoulder of a Highway 1 offramp early Tuesday.

Just before 1 a.m., Burnaby Mounties were contacted by Port Mann Freeway Patrol about a man in his 50s found at the side of the road, said Staff Sgt. Major John Buis.

The man was described as having "either fallen or jumped or dumped on the highway," Buis said. He was found off the eastbound side of the highway, just west of the Willingdon offramp.

The man was taken to hospital where he is in critical condition with a serious head injury. He has not yet been able to talk to police. "We're still trying to figure out who he is," Buis said.

Police were initially notified by a passerby in the distance who indicated a newer model, beige pickup truck could be involved.

"We have no indication of what transpired," he said.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Burnaby RCMP at 604-294-7922.

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