(Black Press file photo)

Delta man dead after Richmond crash

Road conditions a factor in the single-vehicle accident

A Delta man is dead after a single-vehicle accident in Richmond Tuesday morning.

Richmond RCMP say the 37-year-old man was a passenger in a 2006 Acura sedan that collided with a hydro pole near River Road and No. 8 Road around 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 19. The car was partially submerged in a ditch when RCMP arrived.

The driver of the vehicle, a 45-year-old Delta man, was able to escape from the car and help pull the passenger from the vehicle with the help of some Good Samaritans.

Both occupants sustained injuries and were taken to hospital by the B.C. Ambulance Service. By late afternoon, the passenger had succumbed to his injuries.

Alcohol and drugs are not considered to be factors in the accident. Road conditions are considered to be factor.

The Richmond RCMP Road Safety Unit (RSU) is investigating the incident.

If anyone has information or dashcam footage on this incident, please contact Constable George of the Richmond RCMP Road Safety Unit at 604-278-1212.



grace.kennedy@northdeltareporter.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

COLUMN: Filling in transportation gaps for Delta seniors

ML Burke writes that government ought to expand the home support programs to include paid drivers

North Delta crime beat: week of May 15

A selection of property crimes submitted weekly by the Delta Police Department

VIDEO: Burn scars now a ‘badge of honour’

White Rock woman shares story of survival after a terrible accident in 1978

VIDEO: Langley MS Walk is a family affair for many involved

Even the event organizer’s family has been hard hit by the debilitating disease.

Historic Stewart Farm’s Royal Victorian Party

Event celebrated in South Surrey last week

Trans Mountain pipeline: Is it worth the risk?

Concerns range from the threat of an oil spill to the impact of tanker traffic on wildlife

Wildfire sparked north of Merritt, estimated 8 hectares

BC Wildfire Service is responding to the fire near Chattaway Lake FSR 27 kilometres north of Merritt

Heavy police presence after reported shooting in Richmond

Reports say a man was hit while riding a motorcycle

B.C. to spend $181M to create 200 general practitioner jobs

Jobs will go to new medical school graduates

Federal leaders trade barbs about India trip at press gallery dinner

Justin Trudeau’s infamous trip to India earlier this year was the focus of many of the jabs

Most Read