(Black Press Media files)

(Black Press Media files)

Burnaby RCMP look for witnesses in hit-and-run that left motorcyclist dead

Investigators believe that the suspect vehicle rear-ended the motorcycle before fleeing the scene

Mounties in Burnaby are looking for witnesses to a fatal hit-and-run in the city on Saturday (June 19) night.

Police responded to a report of a hit-and-run crash at Canada Way and Imperial Street at about 9:45 p.m. A motorcyclist was taken to hospital and pronounced dead.

Currently, investigators believe that the suspect vehicle rear-ended the motorcycle before fleeing the scene.

RCMP are asking anyone who saw the crash or might have dash-cam footage in the area between 9:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday to call 604-646-9999.

Burnaby RCMP frontline officers responded to a report of a hit and run collision at Canada Way and Imperial Street. A motorcyclist was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

“This is a very tragic incident that has not only taken a life, but will affect countless individuals,” said Col. Mike Kalanj. “If you can assist us in our investigation, please come forward and contact the Burnaby RCMP.”


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