VPD investigates the city’s 15th fatal collision of the year

Vancouver, BC – Vancouver Police are appealing for witnesses after a collision claimed the life of a 41-year-old man last night.

The collision, involving a motorcycle and a white Mazda 3, happened around 6:45 p.m. near Rupert Street and East 41st Avenue. The motorcycle rider, a Vancouver resident, died on scene despite efforts by paramedics to save his life.

The driver of the Mazda 3, a 26-year-old Vancouver man, remained at the scene and was cooperative with police.

Fatal Collision
File Photo – Fatal Collision

Drugs and alcohol are not considered to be the cause of the collision at this time.

Witnesses or anyone with dash-cam footage are asked to call VPD’s Collision Investigation Unit at 604-717-3012.

Vancouver Police Department

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