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NWPD begins investigation into fatal motor vehicle incident

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police are in the early stages of fatal motor vehicle incident investigation in the 300 block of East 8th Avenue. On November 8th at approximately 7:00pm patrol officers were called to the 300 block of East 8th Avenue for an unresponsive pedestrian involved in a collision with a transit bus. All the contributing factors of this incident are still under investigation.

Investigators from the Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service attended the scene as well as members from the New Westminster Police Department Victim Assistance Unit, Metro Vancouver Transit Police, and the BC Coroner’s Service.

“This is a tragic event and our thoughts are with the family of this individual,” stated Sergeant Justine Thom. “We have a large team of investigators working together to determine how this happened, but we are still in the early stages at this point.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the New Westminster Police Department at 604-525-5411.



CONTACT PERSON: Sergeant Justine Thom

PHONE: 604-529-2537