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Burnaby RCMP investigating after car and motorcycle collide, killing the operator of the motorcycle

Motorcyclist killed in crash

RCMP are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident in Burnaby.

On Wednesday Feb. 8, just before 6:30 a.m., police responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision involving a hatchback car and a motorcycle at the intersection of Laurel Street and Douglas Road.

Cpl. Laura Hirst said the motorcycle was travelling southbound on Douglas Road at the time of the crash, which is believed to have occurred at approximately 6:10 a.m.

The car was travelling eastbound on Laurel Street and the driver remained at the scene.

The 33-year-old motorcyclist was pronounced dead on scene.

Burnaby RCMP’s Criminal Collision Investigation Team has taken conduct of the investigation, which is ongoing. Impairment does not appear to be a factor at this time.

“The collision is still under investigation,” said Hirst. “If you have dash cam footage in the area of Laurel Street and Douglas Road between 5:50 a.m. and 6:30 a.m., our investigators would like to speak with you.”

Anyone who witnessed the collision or may have dash cam video is asked to contact the Burnaby RCMP at 604-646-9999 and quote file number 2023-4497.



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