Pedestrian dies after being pinned by car in Kitsilano
Vancouver has registered its eighth traffic-related fatality of 2012.
Early this afternoon (June 11), a woman died after she was hit by a car in Kitsilano.
According to Vancouver police, a 67-year-old man was attempting to parallel park in the 2800 block of West Broadway. His car accelerated and struck the 52-year-old Vancouver woman, who was walking on the sidewalk.
The woman was pinned between the car and a storefront. She was rushed to hospital but died of her injuries.
Police say the driver remained at the scene, and they don't consider speed and alcohol to be factors in the fatality. The car is slated to undergo mechanical testing.
Investigators are asking witnesses to call 604-717-3012.