Pedestrian in wheelchair killed in West End car crash
A 51-year-old man is Vancouver's 10th pedestrian fatality of 2021
Vancouver Police say a male pedestrian in a wheelchair was hit and killed by a truck in the West End just after midnight Tuesday.
Police were called to Davie and Thurlow streets after a Dodge Ram truck and Toyota Prius had crashed.
They say the impact of the vehicle collision resulted in the Dodge Ram skidding and hitting the 51-year-old man as he sat on the sidewalk at the intersection.
Investigators are looking at whether impairment was a contributing factor.
It is Vancouver's 10th pedestrian fatality of 2021.
Anyone who witnessed the collision, or who has dash-cam video, is asked to contact VPD's Collision Investigation Unit at 604-717-3012.