BURNABY RCMP’s Criminal Collision Investigation Team is investigating a collision that resulted in the death of the driver. Boundary Road between Canada Way and 22 Avenue is closed for both north and south directions.
On Tuesday at 12:44 a.m., Burnaby RCMP frontline officers responded to a report of a vehicle on fire as a result of a collision on Boundary Road near Canada Way.
The vehicle, described as a Black Jeep Cherokee, was travelling northbound on Boundary Road prior to the collision. The driver, who was the sole occupant, was pronounced dead on scene.
“We would like to thank the multiple witnesses who attempted to save the driver and contacted emergency services,” said Cpl. Alexa Hodgins. “We understand that this type of event can be traumatic, however, the actions of the witnesses are nothing short of heroic.”
Police are asking anyone who witnessed this collision or may have dash cam video from Boundary Road between Grandview Highway and Kingsway Avenue between 12 a.m. and 1 a.m. to contact Burnaby RCMP at 604-646-9999, and quote file number 2022-21218.