Police locate bumper, licence plate near site of fatal hit and run collision in Burnaby

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Police are asking anyone who might have witnessed the collision or has dashcam footage of the incident to contact them. (Ryan Stelting - image credit)
Police are asking anyone who might have witnessed the collision or has dashcam footage of the incident to contact them. (Ryan Stelting - image credit)

Burnaby RCMP are investigating a fatal hit-and-run collision that resulted in the death of a 59-year-old motorcyclist.

Police said in a statement they responded to a report of a hit and run at Canada Way and Imperial Street at 9:45 p.m. Saturday.

They sad the initial investigation suggests that the suspect rear-ended the 59 year old's Harley Davidson. He was transported to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

"This is a very tragic incident that has not only taken a life, but will affect countless individuals," says Cpl. Mike Kalanj of the Burnaby RCMP.

Ryan Stelting
Ryan Stelting

No charges have been laid, according to police, but a bumper and licence plate of a black 2002 Honda Accord was located at the scene.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has dashcam video from the area between 9:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. to contact Burnaby RCMP at 604-646-9999.

"If you can assist us in our investigation, please come forward and contact the Burnaby RCMP," said Kalanj.

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