TransLink responds to death of pedestrian in bus collision in Vancouver
TransLink has issued a statement in response to the bus collision that killed a pedestrian at Main Street and Terminal Avenue in Vancouver.
"We are deeply saddened by this tragedy, and our thoughts and prayers right now are with the victim's family, as well as our customers who were on board and our transit operator," Haydn Acheson, president and general manager of Coast Mountain Bus Company, said in the statement issued this morning (September 20).
"We will continue to work with Vancouver Police to determine the cause of the accident, and assist them in the investigation."
TransLink doesn't plan on commenting further while the investigation continues into the collision, which occurred on Wednesday evening (September 19) before 5 p.m.
According to Vancouver police, the adult woman died at the scene from her injuries after being struck by the northbound bus.
This incident represents Vancouver’s 12th traffic fatality of 2012.