East Vancouver film set crash sends cameraman to hospital
The 55-year-old camera operator is recovering in hospital with minor injuries after being hit by an SUV
A camera operator is in hospital after being struck by an SUV on a film set in East Vancouver early Wednesday morning.
The crash happened around 12:30 a.m. near East Broadway and Guelph Street, on the set of a TV series code-named 'Opus,' according to a crew member on set.
The crew member told CBC News that a stunt driver in an SUV collided with a camera operator in the middle of filming a scene.
Paramedics were called in, and filming was cancelled for the evening.
In a statement, Vancouver Police Const. Brian Montague said the 55-year-old man was taken to hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.
Vancouver Police collision analysts and Worksafe B.C. personnel are currently investigating the crash.