Pedestrian, 74, in hospital following hit-and-run accident in Burnaby

Credit to Author: Scott Brown| Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 18:20:52 +0000

A 74-year-old woman is in hospital following a hit-and-run accident in Burnaby Wednesday evening.

Burnaby RCMP say the incident happened around 6:50 p.m. at an intersection near the 4000-block of Canada Way.

The woman was struck inside a crosswalk.

The driver of the vehicle did not remain at the scene.

The woman, whose name was not released, suffered what police described as non-life threatening injuries.

“Police believe there were a number of witnesses that did not remain on scene that could provide important information to further this investigation,” Burnaby RCMP Cpl. Daniela Panesar said in a news release.

The RCMP is appealing to witnesses, especially those with dashcam footage, to contact investigators at 604-646-9999. Those wishing to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.