The Vancouver Police Collision Investigation Unit is investigating the death of a pedestrian after he was struck by a cyclist on the morning of Wednesday, November 17th.
At about 6:30 a.m. on the morning of Wednesday, November 17th a cyclist was riding northbound in the curb lane of the 3500 block Main Street. The pedestrian, an 80 year old Vancouver man, began to cross the street mid-block and was struck by the cyclist.
The pedestrian was taken to hospital with a serious head injury and, sadly, passed away on the morning of November 18th.
The Vancouver Police Collision Investigation Unit has spoken with one witness to the accident but is asking that anyone else with information to please contact them at 604-717-3012.
Please note that this tragic accident is being classified as a ‘casualty’ and not a ‘fatality’, as according to governmental reporting procedures because it did not involve a motorized vehicle.