A 47-year-old woman from Port Coquitlam is dead after the vehicle she was a passenger in crashed into a tree in Burnaby, B.C., on Sunday Nov. 26, 2017. 

The 28-year-old man who was driving the car was also taken to hospital in serious condition. The extent of his injuries and his current condition are unknown.

Cpl. Daniela Panesar with the Burnaby RCMP says officers came across the crash Sunday while on patrol around 6:15 p.m. PT. 

The vehicle was wrapped around a tree in a median on Kensington Avenue between Joe Sakic Way and Lougheed Highway.

Panesar says the investigation is ongoing.

It's not yet clear what might have led up to the collision. 

Police are asking any witnesses to contact the RCMP. 

Car wrapped around tree in Burnaby

Police and fire officials taped off a section of road in Burnaby, B.C., Sunday afternoon after a vehicle with two occupants crashed into a tree in a median on Kensington Avenue. (Ryan Stelting)