A motorcyclist did not survive being rear-ended on Saturday (June 19) night at the intersection of Canada Way and Imperial Street.
It occurred around 9:45 p.m.
The suspect is believed to have been driving a black Honda Accord, which was found a couple of hours after the crash.
According to Global B.C. News, the car's bumper fell off with its licence plate intact.
"This is a very tragic incident that has not only taken a life, but will affect countless individuals," Burnaby RCMP Cpl. Mike Kalanj said in a news release. "If you can assist us in our investigation, please come forward and contact the Burnaby RCMP."
Anyone with information or dashcam video is being asked to contact the RCMP at 604-646-9999.