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Police Investigate Fatal Collision

The VPD are investigating a fatal collision that occurred today around noon at the intersection of Cambie and Dunsmuir. A total of seven people were taken to hospital, and unfortunately one person did not survive.

Just before 12 p.m. December 24th, a red Hyundai sedan was travelling north on Cambie Street and began making a left turn onto Dunsmuir Street when it collided with a south bound grey Nissan Pathfinder. The five passengers of the Hyundai, all family members, were taken to hospital with injuries ranging from minor to serious. Unfortunately, a 78-year-old woman in the back seat died at hospital.

The two occupants of the Pathfinder were taken to hospital where they were treated for minor injuries and released.

Officers from the VPD’s Collision Investigations Unit are working to determine what may have caused the collision. Speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors. This is Vancouver’s 12th fatal collision of 2017.