May 24, 2018 8:52 am
Updated: May 24, 2018 2:20 pm

Man dies after crash between bus and SUV in Burnaby

WATCH: A B.C. senior has died following an SUV crash with a bus

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An 81-year-old man has now died after a crash between an SUV and transit bus in Burnaby.

It happened at the start of rush hour Wednesday afternoon near Hastings and Holdom Avenue.

Police say the SUV driver suffered a medical emergency, lost control and slammed into the bus.

He was rushed to hospital but succumbed to his injuries.

One of the 20 passengers on board the bus was also taken to hospital as a precaution.

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The intersection was closed for nearly eight hours, but has since reopened.

Police are asking witnesses to come forward.

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