Photo courtesy Sukwant Singh Dhillon
A 27-year-old Richmond woman has died of her injuries after being struck by a truck while crossing the street at Sea Island Way and Garden City Road Wednesday afternoon, a short distance from Costco and River Rock Casino Resort.
According to Richmond RCMP, the pedestrian was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries following the collision around 2 p.m.
Neither speed nor alcohol are believed factors in the collision, Mounties said in a press release.
The RCMP’s road safety unit is now investigating the crash, along with the Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service and BC Coroner’s Service.
Anyone who witnessed the crash and who hasn’t already been interviewed by police is asked to contact RCMP Const. Kobayashi at 604-278-1212 or email them at Richmond_Tips@rcmp-grc.gc.ca