Young boy in critical condition after colliding with vehicle


2020-04-30 22:31 PDT

File # 2020-11135

At approximately 6:00 p.m. on April 30, 2020, the Coquitlam RCMP responded to reports of a young boy struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Parkway Boulevard and Forestridge Place.

Upon arrival, police located a 10-year-old* boy who had been riding his bike and collided with a vehicle resulting in serious injuries. He was rushed to a local hospital where he remains in critical condition. The driver remained at scene and is cooperating with police.

Alcohol and drugs have been ruled out. Two specialized police units trained to investigate serious collisions were called out to collect evidence at the scene. This intersection will remain closed until investigators are done.

S/Sgt. Paul VADIK
Coquitlam RCMP Watch Commander

* Correction. Original release stated 7-year-old.

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