Woman killed, man in hospital after single-vehicle crash in Burnaby, B.C.

A 47-year-old woman from Port Coquitlam was killed Sunday after the car she was riding in crashed into a tree on Kensington Avenue in Burnaby, B.C.

RCMP say factors leading up to collision with tree unclear at this point

Firefighters and other first responders gather at the scene of a fatal single-vehicle crash in Burnaby, B.C., on Nov. 26, 2017. (Ryan Stelting)

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. 

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)