Early morning collision on Highway 1 seriously injured woman

Do you have dashcam footage of Highway 1 off Kensington Avenue this morning between 3:30 AM and 4:30 AM?

A 26-year-old woman has been taken to hospital with “life-changing” injuries after being hit by a car on Highway 1 in the early morning hours.

Burnaby RCMP’s investigative team is investigating the crash that happened just before 4 a.m. on Saturday, May 14.

According to an RCMP media report, RCMP officers arrived at the scene of a two-vehicle accident at 3:59am east of the Kensington driveway this morning.

Police say the driver of a black Acura CSX was driving east on the Trans-Canada Highway when the Acura collided with a blue Audi A5 that had temporarily stopped to park on its shoulder. The black Acura then hit a female passenger who had gotten out of the Audi and was standing in the roadway.

The 26-year-old woman was taken to hospital with “serious and potentially life-changing injuries,” according to police.

The driver of the black Acura remained at the scene.

“Our investigators have spoken to the parties involved, but are looking for witnesses who may have seen the events leading up to the collision,” Cpl said. Alexa Hodgins of the Burnaby RCMP in the release. “We are also looking for drivers driving on Highway 1 near Kensington Avenue who have dashcam footage.”

The collision team reviews the circumstances of the accident and determines whether speed, driver limitation and/or road conditions were possible factors.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed this collision, or who may have captured a dashcam video on Highway 1 near Kensington Avenue between 3:30 a.m. and 4:30 a.m., contact the Burnaby RCMP at 604-646 -9999.

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