BURNABY (NEWS 1130) – A 33-year-old man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a bus following some sort of altercation Tuesday, according to the Burnaby RCMP.
It happened around 5:45 p.m. in the area of Hastings Street and Carelton Avenue.
Mounties say officers received reports of a fight between two men, which then spilled into the roadway.
A 62-year-old and another man were taken into custody, but no charges have been laid.
A man reportedly in critical condition after being hit by a transit bus along Hastings St. in Burnaby. RCMP says two people are in custody in relation to the incident but police aren’t saying why. Incident happened just before 6pm yesterday. @BT_Vancouver @CityNewsVAN @NEWS1130 pic.twitter.com/SsbAWd4OMM
— Greg Harper (@GS_Harper) June 12, 2019
It’s unclear if those involved were known to each other. The bus driver is apparently not being investigated in this incident.
Investigators are hoping to speak with anyone who may have information about this incident. You’re also asked to reach out to Mounties if you have any dashcam or surveillance video of what happened. You can contact the Burnaby RCMP at 604.646.9999 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.222.TIPS (8477).
Part of eastbound Hastings Street remains closed in Burnaby Heights at Carleton Avenue for the investigation.