AT approximately 6 p.m. on April 30, Coquitlam RCMP responded to reports of a young boy struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Parkway Boulevard and Forestridge Place. Police located a seven-year-old boy who had been riding his bike when he collided with a vehicle. He had suffered serious injuries and was rushed to a local hospital where he remains in critical condition.
The driver remained at scene and is cooperating with police. Alcohol and drugs have been ruled out. Two specialized police units trained to investigate serious collisions were called to collective evidence at the scene. This intersection will remain closed until investigators are done.