Elderly man dies after being struck by car in Vancouver crosswalk

Elderly man dies after being struck by car in Vancouver crosswalk

Police say the driver is cooperating with the investigation

An 82-year-old Vancouver man has died after being struck by a car at a crosswalk on Tuesday afternoon.

Vancouver Police said that the man was crossing Kingsway Avenue, walking north, at Victoria Drive just before 2 p.m. when he was hit by a car.

The elderly man was taken to hospital but later died of his injuries.

Collision investigators believe that a car headed south on Victoria Drive hit him when it made a left turn onto Kingsway Avenue.

The driver remained on scene and is speaking with police.


@katslepian

katya.slepian@bpdigital.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.