Multiple pedestrians struck in midst of Lower Mainland storm
Emergency responders kept busy due to a number of accidents involving pedestrians
Ugly Lower Mainland weather was to blame for at least six accidents involving pedestrians and vehicles during rush hour on Thursday.
5 p.m., Vancouver: Pedestrian struck by a FedEx delivery truck at Taylor Street & West Pender Street in Chinatown. No update on injuries.
5:20 p.m., Abbotsford: Pedestrian struck by a vehicle at Townline Road and Southern Drive. Police says a 20-year-old male was taken to the hospital, possibly with a broken leg. The driver remained on the scene.
5:30 p.m., Langley: Crews called to 72 Avenue and 232 Street after a man out walking his dog is hit by a truck. He is reported to be in critical condition. The driver remained on scene.
5:40 p.m., Surrey: Pedestrian hit by a transit bus at 104th Avenue and University Drive.
5:45 p.m., Surrey: Report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle in the 10100 block of King George Boulevard.
6:00 p.m., Vancouver: Victim transported to Vancouver General Hospital after being struck by a vehicle while crossing the intersection at Hastings Streets and Renfrew Street in East Vancouver.
7:00 p.m., Delta: Pedestrian stuck in crosswalk on the westbound on ramp to Highway 91 from Cliveden Ave on Annacis Island. Victim suffered major head trauma and was rushed to Royal Columbian Hospital.